Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southerly 20 knots veering to west 25 early this morning then to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to northeast 20 overnight then to southeast 20 to 25 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.
Rain and fog patches ending early this morning. Rain or snow beginning near noon Sunday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4700N 4815W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 3:00 AM AST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located east of the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching trough located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:39 AM AST 24 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will move across the district today. Strong
southerly winds ahead of the trough will veer to strong to gale
Force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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