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Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots veering to south 15 after midnight then to west 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Wednesday evening.

Scattered flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 07 February 2023

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less after midnight then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 30.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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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 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4519N 6058W 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

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 07 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 987 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 986 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Labrador to New
Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday weakening ridge located from
Newfoundland to Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 7 February 2023 An intense low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will move
slowly eastward to lie east of the marine district on Wednesday.
Gale force northeasterlies over the southern half of the marine
district will gradually diminish tonight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southeastern half,
And Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland Strait -
western half, Gulf - Magdalen - western half, Chaleur - Miscou, and
Anticosti.

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