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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20 this morning and to west 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southwest 15 Saturday evening.

Showers ending early this morning.

High today plus 3. Low tonight minus 5. High Saturday plus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to easterly 15.
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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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 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

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 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5044N
5740W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing cold front from 974 mb low located
from Labrador to Newfoundland then to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located from Quebec
to the Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM AST 27 January 2023 A cold front extending from an intense low pressure system over
Labrador will track east of the district this morning as the low
moves into the Labrador Sea. Storm force southerlies ahead of the
associated cold front will diminish to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - eastern half, Laurentian Fan - eastern half, and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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