Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 March 2023
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots and locally gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind becoming north 35 to 45 late overnight then diminishing to north 25 to 35 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming north 25 Saturday evening.
Snow changing to flurries overnight and ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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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 except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Southwest CoastIssued 8:00 PM 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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 24 March 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 980 mb located south of
the Avalon Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 982 mb located southeast of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:00 PM NDT 24 March 2023 An intense low pressure system south of the Avalon Peninsula will
slowly move across the Grand Banks on Saturday. Gale to storm force
southeast to northeasterly winds will continue tonight ahead of the
low before shifting to gale to storm 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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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