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Laurentian Fan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to south 35 Friday morning then veering to west 40 Friday afternoon.

Periods of snow or rain changing to scattered flurries early this morning then to showers after midnight.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 10 Friday afternoon then falling to plus 5 Friday evening.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 01 February 2023
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023
Saturday Wind west 35 knots increasing to west 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20.
Monday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6400W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to 5045N 5745W 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

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over southeastern
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located near the Gaspe

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM AST 2 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Southeastern
Quebec will bring strong to gale force southerlies and gale
Force northwesterlies across the marine region beginning Friday
morning. An extremely cold air mass will usher in behind this low,
leading to moderate to severe freezing spray on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters
except Laurentian Fan and Banquereau - southeastern half.

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