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Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 06 February 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 late this evening then diminishing to north 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water risk of freezing spray tonight and Tuesday morning. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 February 2023
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to south 10 to 15 in the morning then to west 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey ice near parts of the Quebec north shore. 

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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 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

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey ice near parts of the Quebec north
shore.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 8:00 PM NST 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 8:00 PM NST 6 February 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 978 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Avalon Peninsula will continue
eastward to lie over the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will diminish to
moderate to strong north to northwesterlies in its wake.

On Tuesday a low pressure system will approach from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies will develop
over southern waters with this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.

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