Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 February 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind backing to southwest 25 Friday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
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.
Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section and along parts of the Newfoundland
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4830W to 5000N 4645W to 5115N 4645W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 8:00 PM NST 22 February 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 22 February 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 960 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 940 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday high located over the Maritimes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:55 PM NST 22 February 2018 A low pressure system northeast of the marine district will continue
to intensify as it moves to lie southeast of Greenland by Friday
morning. Meanwhile, a strong area of high pressure over Southern
Quebec will slowly build eastward towards the Maritimes. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist tonight and Friday between
the low and the approaching high.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all 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
- 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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