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.
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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 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
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
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 StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern 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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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 - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- 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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