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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning then increasing to southwest 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind backing to south 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 9 to minus 3 this afternoon then rising to zero Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to north 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5106N
5732W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 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 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 971 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 970 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line
north-south over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 27 January 2023 A trough associated with an intense low pressure system over Labrador
Sea will continue eastwards across the marine district today. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will ease tonight as a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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