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Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 06 February 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to northerly 20 knots late this afternoon and to north 25 early this evening. Wind veering to northeast 20 late overnight then diminishing to northeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to east 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 06 February 2023

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the western section.

 

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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today dissipating trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 989 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM AST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Maritimes will gradually weaken
today as it moves away to the northeast. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will diminish today as it moves
away.

Later today an intense low pressure system will move near Georges
Bank then drift slowly away to the southeast on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force northeasterlies will develop over the southern half of
the marine district with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, and Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half.

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