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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 early this morning then becoming west 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Flurries becoming showers or flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero rising to plus 1 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 5 tenths new ice in a few bays along the coast. 

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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

Open water except 5 tenths new ice in a few bays along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 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 03:00 AM NST 05 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 03:00 AM NST 05 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 3:00 AM NST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located southeast of
Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 5 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over eastern waters will move out to sea
today. Gale to storm force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies over most waters in its
wake, with hurricane force winds expected over Belle Isle Bank.
Winds will diminish to strong westerlies through the day today as the
trough moves away.

A second trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight
and sweep across the marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will spread across all waters later today and tonight
ahead of the trough. Winds will diminish to moderate to strong north
to northwesterlies on Monday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for South
Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank and the 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.

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