Issued 08:00 PM AST 02 February 2023
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 late this evening and to northwest 35 Friday afternoon.
Scattered flurries changing to scattered showers Friday morning then to flurries Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Friday evening.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 4 Friday afternoon then falling to minus 9 Friday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4538N 6452W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4551N 6200W to 4630N
6145W to 4700N 6330W to 4800N 6245W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5020N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then
northeast of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 2 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4900N 4900W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 8:00 PM AST 02 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.
FourchuIssued 8:00 PM AST 02 February 2023
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM AST 2 February 2023 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located over eastern Quebec.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from low located from Anticosti
Island to Grand Manan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday trough located from the Great Northern
Peninsula to the Avalon Peninsula then to Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:01 PM AST 2 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Central Quebec
will bring strong to gale force southerlies and gale force
northwesterlies across the marine region beginning Friday morning.
An extremely cold air mass will usher in behind this low, leading to
severe freezing spray on Friday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except
Laurentian Fan and Banquereau - southeastern half.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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