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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots early this morning and to east 25 near noon. Wind increasing to east 35 to 45 early this evening then backing to northeast 45 late this evening and locally gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind becoming north 45 Saturday morning.

Snow tonight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2023
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning then building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2023
Sunday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday 6 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4707N 5014W
to 4910N 4847W to 5021N 5342W to 5459N 5204W to 5600N 5622W to 5803N
5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 23 March 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4530N 5510W to 4425N 4600W to 4725N 4400W to 5835N
5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5850N 4755W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5020N 6050W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 996 mb located near Nova
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 980 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NDT 24 March 2023 A deepening low pressure system over Nova Scotia will track south of
Newfoundland today and slowly move across the Grand Banks on
Saturday. Gale to storm force southeast to northeasterly winds will
develop today ahead of the low before shifting to strong to gale
force north to northwesterly winds in its wake. Strong to gale force
west to southwesterly winds are expected over the Southern Grand
Banks tonight and Saturday, south of the track of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Southwest Coast,
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south,
and Funk Island Bank.

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