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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Friday morning then increasing to south 10 to 15 Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Friday evening.

Flurries changing to snow Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 this evening then rising to plus 1 Friday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 February 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25.
Monday Wind west 20 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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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 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5640W to 4910N 4935W to 5245N 4730W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 9 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 990 mb located east of the Marine

At 3:30 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 998 mb located over the

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 9 February 2023 A low pressure system east of the marine district will slowly
continue eastwards out to sea today and tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge
of high pressure will cross the marine district tonight and Friday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected over most waters
between these two features.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies can be expected over
southwestern waters ahead of the low late Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Grand

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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