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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 February 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 early this morning with gusts to 45 near Cape Race today tonight and Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Wednesday.

Snow ending this morning. Snow overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 February 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5015N 5520W to 5108N 5338W to 5328N 5131W to 5520N 5243W to 5633N
5651W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:00 PM EST 6 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4915N 4845W to 5120N 4710W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 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 3:00 AM NST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located south of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 982 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 984 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 7 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will move south of the
marine district today. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of
the trough will diminish to moderate to strong north to
northwesterlies in its wake.

A deepening low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will pass just
southeast of the Grand Banks on Wednesday. Over southern and eastern
waters strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies ahead of
the system shift to strong to gale force westerlies as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island
Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast - west of Ramea, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.

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