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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then to south 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to northwest 15 near noon Monday. Wind veering to north 20 Monday evening.

Periods of snow this afternoon and tonight. Flurries Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to plus 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots becoming south 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice near Prince Edward Island. 

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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 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 except 9 tenths grey
ice near Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Sable Island.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday departing trough located east of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 996 mb located near
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM AST 5 February 2023 Gales will end over eastern waters as a ridge builds in from Maine.
By this evening a trough will intensify as it moves east towards
Sable Island, giving strong to possibly gale force southwesterlies
over southern and eastern waters. Finally, a low approaching from the
southwest will give strong to gale force northeasterlies for
southwestern waters late on Monday.

An extremely cold airmass sitting over the region combined with the
winds are keeping moderate to severe freezing spray over much of the
marine district. Conditions are expected to improve today and tonight
as the cold air moves away and winds subside.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Banquereau - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Lurcher,
browns banks, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau - southern half, Laurentian Fan , Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.

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