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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 February 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly 25 this evening and to northeast 35 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 30 Tuesday afternoon and to northeast 20 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning this afternoon changing to flurries near midnight and ending overnight.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 1 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 06 February 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 after midnight and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots veering to southwest 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

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 4352N 6447W 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

Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 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

Eastern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today dissipating trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 989 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Maritimes will gradually weaken
today as it moves away to the northeast. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will diminish today as it moves
away.

Later today an intense low pressure system will move near Georges
Bank then drift slowly away to the southeast on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force northeasterlies will develop over the southern half of
the marine district with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, and Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half.

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