Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to southeast 25 after midnight. Wind veering to southerly 30 early Thursday morning then to southwest 25 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday afternoon.
Periods of snow changing to periods of snow or rain late overnight then to showers and fog patches early Thursday morning and ending Thursday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog patches.
Low tonight minus 3. High Thursday plus 3.
Banquereau - northwestern half
Banquereau - southeastern half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1018 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 1002 mb located over Cabot Strait.
At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low located over central Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:21 PM AST 17 January 2018 A low pressure system currently southeast of Cape Cod will move along
the south shore of Nova Scotia tonight reaching Cabot Strait Thursday
morning and then Central Newfoundland Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of this system will become moderate
to strong northwesterlies in its wake.
Another low will pass south of the marine district late Thursday into
Friday bringing strong northerlies to most of the Scotian Slope
waters and northerly gales to Laurentian Fan.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore and eastern shore.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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