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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to northerly 40 this evening then diminishing to northeast 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 Tuesday afternoon and to light Tuesday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending near midnight.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to zero Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 February 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind southeast 30 knots veering to southwest 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 3:30 PM AST 06 February 2023

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AST 6 February 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM AST 6 February 2023 An intense low pressure system will move near Georges Bank this
evening then drift slowly away to the southeast on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force northeasterlies will develop over the southern half of
the marine district with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, and Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half.

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