Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 this evening then diminishing to west 30 after midnight. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 25 near noon Sunday.
Showers ending this 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
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)
Laurentian FanIssued 3:30 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 3:30 PM AST 20 January 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 984 mb located over the northern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 982 mb located north of Newfoundland.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 PM AST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence this
afternoon will move to lie north of Newfoundland overnight tonight.
Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies ahead of the
Low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait and
Chaleur-Miscou. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
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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