East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening then becoming northeast 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 late overnight. Wind northeast 35 Tuesday.
Periods of rain changing to snow near midnight and ending Tuesday morning. Fog patches forming near noon and dissipating overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Tuesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5325N 5207W to 5514N 5250W to 5623N 5715W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 978 mb located south of
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:47 AM NST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over Eastern Newfoundland will continue
eastward to lie over the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough diminish to moderate
to strong north to northwesterlies in its wake.
On Tuesday a low pressure system will approach from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies will develop
over southern waters with this system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.
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