Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.
A few flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 8 rising to minus 2 Thursday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.
Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 994 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today high 1031 mb located south of Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday high 1024 mb located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:44 AM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will continue to
depart today. Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies are
forecast in the wake of this feature. Winds will gradually diminish
today as the low moves away.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east, South Coast - west of Cape St.
Mary's, Northeast Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast
and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - northwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- 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 - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast - Cape St. Mary's and east
- South Coast - west of Cape St. Mary's
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- 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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