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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 January 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30 near midnight and to northwest 20 early Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Scattered showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 January 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 2 to 3 early Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to light.

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 January 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 8:00 PM AST 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 974 mb located over
Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 972 mb located over Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 974 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM AST 26 January 2023 An intense low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
northeastward across Labrador later tonight and into the Labrador Sea
Friday morning. 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 storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, and Anticosti - eastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait - northern
half and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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