Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 30 early Thursday morning then diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday evening.
Showers beginning late this evening and ending Thursday morning. Fog patches dissipating early Thursday morning.
A risk of freezing spray over northern sections Thursday.
Temperatures plus 10 falling to minus 2 Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4845W to 5015N 4700W to 5115N 4700W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5154N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 21 February 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing cold front located south of
At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday high 1043 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday high 1042 mb located over southern Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:40 PM AST 21 February 2018 A cold front over New Brunswick will track southeastward across the
marine district tonight and will lie south of Laurentian Fan by
Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
behind the front. In addition over northern and eastern waters the
northwesterlies will combine with cold temperatures to give freezing
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern
shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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 - eastern half
- 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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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
- Sable - eastern 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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