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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 35 to 45 early this morning then becoming west 40 to 50 near noon. Wind becoming west 35 to 45 overnight then becoming west 35 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon then becoming northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 March 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 2023
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4641N 5304W to 4645N 5226W
to 4840N 5033W to 4957N 5132W to 5042N 5405W to 5438N 5228W to 5803N
5725W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 19 March 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4505W to 4850N 4535W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4940N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 975 mb located over southern Labrador
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 982 mb located east of Funk Island

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 20 March 2023 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Coast will
slowly track eastwards across Belle Isle Bank today and tonight
before moving to lie east of the marine district late Tuesday.
Gale to storm force southwest to westerly winds over all waters will
diminish to strong northwesterlies late Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

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