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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 30 January 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon then backing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries overnight and Tuesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 3 falling to minus 11 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 January 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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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 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4849N 6145W to 5052N 5740W to
Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:10 PM EST 30 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4800W to 5040N 4655W to 5815N 5630W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 30 January 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 NST 30 January 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 1008 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the low to Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 30 January 2023 A low pressure system northeast of Funk Island Bank will continue to
track away to the northeast tonight. A trough extended from the
Low will move slowly southeastward across the Grand Banks tonight and
Tuesday. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies ahead of the
trough will diminish to light to moderate in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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

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