Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots near midnight and to southeast 35 late overnight with gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southwest 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow beginning this evening changing to rain Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Over open water risk of freezing spray after midnight.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to plus 1 to plus 5 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
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 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
the northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 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 NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Labrador to the
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located northeast of
the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 995 mb located over western
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:45 PM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system is expected to track through the Gulf of St.
Lawrence on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop tonight ahead of the low and veer to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern 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
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- 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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