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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 February 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 25 knots with gusts to 35 near fjords. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Periods of snow Tuesday late in the day. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 26 to minus 18 rising to minus 18 to minus 10 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the western section. Consolidated first-year ice along the 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 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5325N 5207W to 5514N 5250W to 5623N 5715W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the
western section. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over
southern Greenland.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching trough located over Hudson Bay.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
western Quebec.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM NST 6 February 2023 Strong to gale force westerlies will persist today and tonight for
most areas between a trough of low pressure along the Greenland coast
and a ridge of high pressure over Labrador.

On Tuesday another trough of low pressure will approach from Northern
Quebec and enter northern waters late in the day. Strong to gale
force southerlies will develop south of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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