Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 March 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 this morning then veering to north 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 late this evening and to light overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday morning then backing to east 25 Sunday afternoon.
Flurries ending this morning. Snow Sunday morning and afternoon. Rain or snow late Sunday afternoon. Flurries or showers Sunday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4557N 5947W to 4620N 5930W
to 4845N 6230W to 4946N 5849W to 4730N 5940W to Newfoundland near
4711N 5528W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 3:10 PM EDT 24 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4530N 5510W to 4405N 4645W to 4720N 4350W to 5835N
5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5920N 4845W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5020N 6050W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5810W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
FourchuIssued 03:00 AM ADT 25 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 3:00 AM ADT 25 March 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 1004 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday low 1002 mb located near Eastern Shore.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:40 AM ADT 25 March 2023 A low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will continue to
slowly move eastward away from the district today. Strong to gale
force westerly winds in the wake of the system will diminish as a
ridge builds in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, East Scotian
Slope - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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