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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to west 20 Thursday morning.

Flurries this afternoon tonight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7 rising to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 February 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 February 2023
Friday Wind south 35 knots veering to west 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 55.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths 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 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6400W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to 5045N 5745W 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:46 PM EST 31 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 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 - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 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 10:00 AM NST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 999 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1015 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 984 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 AM NST 1 February 2023 A low pressure system east of the funk island will depart the region
today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies to its west will diminish
by this afternoon. A second low pressure system will intensify today
south of Nova Scotia and move eastwards to lie just southeast of the
Grand Banks by Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
will develop to the north of the low before shifting to moderate to
strong north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast-north of Cape St. Francis, Funk Island Bank, Northern
Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast-Cape
St. Francis and south, Northeast Gulf and the Southern Grand Banks.

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