Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this afternoon then increasing to northerly 25 early Friday morning.
Showers and fog patches ending near midnight.
Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 1 Friday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4840N 6135W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1004 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 995 mb located northeast
At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1000 mb located east of
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 985 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:34 AM AST 18 January 2018 A low pressure system currently east of Cape Hatteras will gradually
intensify today and track south of the marine district tonight and
Friday. Increasing northeasterly winds ahead of this system will
reach gale force over southwestern waters this evening and spread
eastward across southern waters throughout Friday.
There remains some uncertainty on how close this low pressure system
will track near the southernmost waters. Should this low pressure
system track further northward than is currently expected, stronger
gales or storm force northeasterlies may develop over Georges Bank
and West Scotian Slope later this evening and overnight. Environment
and climate change Canada will continue to monitor the situation and
issue updates as new information becomes available.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian
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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- 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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