Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 February 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots late this evening then veering to west 20 late Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.
Snow beginning after midnight changing to rain early Saturday morning and ending late Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Low tonight minus 4. High Saturday plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northeastern
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4700N 4815W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 23 February 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1034 mb located near East Scotian
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1028 mb located south of Laurentian
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the eastern Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:31 PM AST 23 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong to near gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- 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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