Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 40 knots and locally gusts to 50 over eastern sections early this morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 this morning then becoming west 25 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light overnight. Wind increasing to north 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday then backing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4557N 5947W to 4620N 5930W
to 4845N 6230W to 5000N 5845W to 4730N 5940W to Newfoundland near
4711N 5528W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM 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 3:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located southeast of Belle
By 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 2:51 AM NDT 21 March 2023 An intense low pressure system just southeast of Belle Isle Bank will
track eastward away from the marine district today. Gale to storm
force westerlies to northwesterlies behind the low will gradually
diminish as it departs.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- 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
- 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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