Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 January 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 to 35 knots becoming west 30 late this evening then veering to northwest 20 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.
Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 3 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
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 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Eastern ShoreIssued 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2018
'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 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located north
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 972 mb located over Labrador Sea.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southern Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:35 AM AST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system north of Newfoundland will intensify as it
tracks northeastward today and Monday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds over most of northeastern waters will persist in
the wake of this system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu,
Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern
half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- 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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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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