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Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 03 February 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 40 knots increasing to westerly 50 early Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 falling to minus 26 near midnight then rising to minus 16 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice. 

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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 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

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.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 8:00 PM AST 03 February 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 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

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 8:00 PM AST 03 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 8:00 PM AST 3 February 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 974 mb located over Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 950 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:02 PM AST 3 February 2023 An area of low pressure over Labrador will deepen tonight as it moves
to lie over the Labrador Sea on Saturday. Gale to storm force
westerlies will persist tonight and Saturday. Winds will diminish
over western waters later Saturday as a ridge of high pressure
approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for all waters.

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