East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 March 2023
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries over northern sections late this afternoon and tonight. Flurries Wednesday evening.
Temperatures near minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4645N 5226W
to 4848N 5019W to 4959N 5053W to 5035N 5338W to 5523N 5313W to 5633N
5731W to 5803N 5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of
the ice edge.
2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 21 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
East CoastIssued 3:30 PM NDT 21 March 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 SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 21 March 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 975 mb located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:29 PM NDT 21 March 2023 An intense low pressure system east of the marine district will
continue eastward away from the marine district this evening. Strong
to gale force west to northwesterlies will diminish tonight as it
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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