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East Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 25 to 30 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Monday and to variable 15 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 45 Monday evening.

Flurries changing to showers this afternoon then to rain and fog patches Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 10 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind north 40 knots diminishing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 30.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4352N 6447W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 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 Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM AST 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 10:00 AM AST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 996 mb located near
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM AST 5 February 2023 A trough approaching from Quebec will move to lie over Newfoundland
by Monday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are expected
ahead of the trough. Late on Monday a low approaching from the
southwest will bring gale to possibly storm force northeasterlies to
southwestern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and
Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northern half, Cabot
Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.

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