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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 January 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 this morning then diminishing to west 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Snow or rain this morning changing to showers and fog patches and ending this evening. Snow Tuesday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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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 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

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 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 5106N 5732W to
Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W 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 30 January 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 NST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over eastern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1011 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1005 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 30 January 2023 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move
northeastwards this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies over
Belle Isle Bank will diminish this morning as the trough departs.

A low pressure system north of Prince Edward Island will track
northeastwards across Newfoundland today before moving to lie east of
the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
to southwesterlies can be expected to the east and south of the low's
track today. Winds will diminish to light to moderate in its wake
tonight and Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Northeast
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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