Issued 08:00 PM NST 18 January 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind west 15 knots except west 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming west 25 after midnight with gusts to 35 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Friday.
Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 12 to minus 4 near noon Friday.
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in a
few bays and in the extreme northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 18 January 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 998 mb located over
northwestern Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday quasi-stationary low 988 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 992 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 985 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday trough from 985 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:58 PM NST 18 January 2018 A trough of low pressure associated with a developing low pressure
system lying southwest of Nova Scotia will cross the Grand Banks
tonight and Friday morning. The low will continue eastward south of
the Grand Banks later on Friday. Over the Southern Grand Banks,
strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the trough shift
to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift to gale
force northerlies on Friday as the low passes by south of the
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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