Issued 03:30 PM NDT 15 August 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 late overnight. Wind northeast 25 Thursday.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms overnight. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating late overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4515W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over southern Labrador
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 993 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 998 mb low located over
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 PM NDT 15 August 2018 A trough extending from a low over the South Labrador Sea will
approach the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop overnight in its wake over western
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.
At 12:30 PM NDT, subtropical storm Ernesto was located near
Latitude 38.1 north and longitude 46.0 west. Ernesto has maximum
sustained winds of 35 knots and is moving northward at about 7 knots
with a minimum central pressure of 1008 MB.
Ernesto is forecast to accelerate northeastward on Thursday.
This track keeps Ernesto southeast of the Grand Banks and is not
expected to have any impacts on the marine district.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- 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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