Issued 08:00 PM NDT 17 March 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots near midnight and to west 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 near noon Sunday.
Periods of snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to minus 3 to plus 2 overnight.
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 17 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4855N 5050W
to 5520N 5240W to 5610N 5530W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
4 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 17 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4545N 5330W to 4530N 4745W to 4530N 4600W to 4800N
4600W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5041N 5717W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 8:00 PM NDT 17 March 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 8:00 PM NDT 17 March 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 986 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating low located near Cabot Strait.
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 974 mb located over
northeastern Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 968 mb located over southern Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:57 PM NDT 17 March 2018 A deepening low pressure system over the Northeastern Funk Island
Bank will move to lie over the Belle Isle Bank tonight and then
remain nearly stationary. Strong to gale force northwest to
southwesterlies will develop tonight south of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern 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
- 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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