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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 January 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to northeast 25 Monday morning except south 30 over southern sections Monday morning and afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Snow overnight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening. Freezing spray over northwestern sections Monday.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 6 to zero Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 January 2023
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 early Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 January 2023
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon and to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

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 4853N 6138W to 5106N 5732W to
Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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 3:30 PM NST 29 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 3:30 PM NST 29 January 2023 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located south of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 1014 mb located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 1008 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 29 January 2023 A trough located over Belle Isle Bank will track northeast tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough and
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake will diminish overnight
and Monday morning as the trough departs.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross
Newfoundland on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
southwesterly winds will develop to the east and south of the low's
track on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Gulf waters and the Southern Grand Banks.

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

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