Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 February 2023
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then increasing to northeast 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 late overnight with gusts to 45 near Cape Race Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Periods of rain changing to snow near midnight and ending Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Tuesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:00 PM EST 6 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 6 February 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 978 mb located south of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:25 PM NST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Avalon Peninsula will continue
eastward to lie over the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will diminish to
moderate to strong north to northwesterlies in its wake.
On Tuesday a low pressure system will approach from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies will develop
over southern waters with this system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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