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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 31 January 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 20 late overnight then diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow ending after midnight. Flurries Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 31 January 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 31 January 2023
Thursday Wind north 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots becoming northwest 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind west 35 to 45 knots increasing to west 50 to 60.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4849N 6145W to 5052N 5740W to
Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:46 PM EST 31 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 31 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 31 January 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1006 mb located over
the Burin Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday departing low 998 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 31 January 2023 An intensifying low pressure system over the Burin Peninsula will
move to lie east of Funk Island Bank Wednesday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of the low then shift
to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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