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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this evening and to southeast 45 to 55 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Friday morning then becoming southwest 25 Friday afternoon. Wind veering to west 20 Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning near midnight changing to showers near noon Friday.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5526W to 5123N 5430W to 5426N 5401W to 5803N 5805W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6142N 5807W to 6200N 5747W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 January 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 3:30 PM NST 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 982 mb located over New
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 970 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 26 January 2023 A deepening low pressure system over New Brunswick will track
northeastward over Central Labrador then the Labrador Sea on Friday.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Hurricane force
southerlies can be expected over Gulf - Port au Port this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Gulf - Port au Port. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except the Grand Banks where gale warnings are
in effect.

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

Higher than normal water levels are possible tonight along the
southwest and west coasts of Newfoundland and coastal areas of the
Strait of Belle Isle.

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