Sable - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 30 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning near midnight and ending early Thursday morning. Fog banks dissipating after midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to minus 4 Thursday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 February 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 February 2018
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to east 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4845W to 5015N 4700W to 5115N 4700W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5154N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Sable - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 February 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing cold front located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday high 1043 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday high 1042 mb located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 21 February 2018 A cold front over New Brunswick will track southeastward across the
marine district tonight and will lie south of Laurentian Fan by
Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
behind the front. In addition over northern and eastern waters the
northwesterlies will combine with cold temperatures to give freezing

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern
shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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