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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 February 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 35 late overnight then veering to west 35 Friday evening.

Flurries changing to snow or rain Friday morning. Fog patches forming Friday afternoon and dissipating Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 10 to minus 4 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 February 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 February 2023
Saturday Wind west 35 to 45 knots increasing to west 50 to 60 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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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 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

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 4551N 6200W to 4630N
6145W to 4700N 6330W to 4800N 6245W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5020N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. 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

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4900N 4900W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 02 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

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 02 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 3:30 PM NST 2 February 2023 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 980 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM NST 2 February 2023 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
southwest tonight and cross Newfoundland on Friday. Gale to storm
force south to southeasterlies will spread across most waters on
Friday ahead of the trough and veer to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, Northeast Coast and the
Southern Grand Banks.

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