Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 this evening. Wind veering to east 15 to 20 late overnight then to south 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind veering to southwest 25 Wednesday evening.
A few flurries ending this afternoon. Snow or freezing rain beginning near noon Wednesday and changing to rain and fog banks Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.
Risk of freezing spray tonight and Wednesday morning.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 to minus 2 overnight then rising to plus 1 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4730N 4850W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5750W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4800N 5300W to 4900N 4800W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southeastern
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located off the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Funk Island Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:45 AM NST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will cross over northern waters today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake are expected to
diminish tonight as a ridge approaches from the west.
Marine interests are advised a gale warning is in effect for Belle
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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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