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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Thursday.

Flurries this afternoon tonight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10 rising to minus 6 Thursday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 31 January 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 February 2023
Friday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the morning then becoming west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 45.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec north shore. 

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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

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice
along the Quebec north shore.


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 except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1001 mb located east of the Avalon
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1015 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 986 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 1 February 2023 A low pressure system east of the Avalon Peninsula will continue
northeastwards today to lie east of Funk Island Bank this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will continue ahead of the low
then shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low pressure system will intensify today south of Nova
Scotia and move eastwards to lie just southeast of the Grand Banks by
Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop
to the north of the low before shifting to moderate to strong north
to northwesterlies in its wake.

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