Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 early this morning and to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 to 25 overnight and to southwest 35 Sunday morning.
A few showers ending early this morning. Rain and fog patches overnight and Sunday. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Browns BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 18 November 2017
'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 AST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 986 mb located north of Cape Breton
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 991 mb located east of
At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 989 mb located south of the
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 974 mb located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:21 AM AST 18 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Eastern Gulf of St Lawrence will move
eastward across Newfoundland today. Strong to gale force west to
northwest winds affecting most waters this morning will gradually
diminish later today as the low moves away.
Another low pressure system developing south of the Great Lakes later
today will approach the region tonight to lie over the Gaspé
Peninsula by Sunday evening. Strengthening south to southeast winds
ahead of this second low are expected to reach gale force over most
western waters on Sunday. On Sunday afternoon southerly gales over
extreme southwest waters could possibly reach storm force over those
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy.
Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels can be expected near high tide Sunday afternoon for the Bay of
Chaleur as well as the gulf coast from Miramichi north, as storm
surge and waves are expected to impact those areas at that time
possibly causing minor flooding.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern 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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