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Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 February 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to west 35 near noon and to west 45 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 26 near midnight then rising to minus 18 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice. 

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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 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4538N 6452W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4543N 6215W to 4635N
6150W to 4650N 6339W to 4800N 6300W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5045N 5740W to 4815N 5945W to 4722N 5923W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 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 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough from low located from Anticosti
Island to the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough from low located from
Labrador to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM AST 3 February 2023 A trough of low pressure will cross the region today spreading strong
to gale force southerlies ahead of it. In the wake of this trough,
the associated low will stall and deepen over the Labrador Sea.
A very cold westerly flow will develop over the district tonight with
gale to storm force winds and moderate to severe freezing spray.
Winds will ease and temperatures will rise Saturday night as a ridge
of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen northeastern half and Anticosti.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for all waters.

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