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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 05 February 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon then becoming northeast 15 Monday evening.

Flurries changing to showers near midnight then to flurries Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 February 2023
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NST 05 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 5 February 2023 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 5 February 2023 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and
sweep across the marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will spread across most waters tonight ahead of the
trough. Winds will diminish to moderate to strong north to
northwesterlies on Monday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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