East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 01:49 PM NST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind north 25 knots with gusts to 35 near Cape Race this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind backing to south 25 Saturday evening.
Snow beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray overnight and Saturday morning.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 to minus 1 near midnight then rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5345W to
4950N 5400W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5520N 5255W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 1:49 PM NST 19 January 2018
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 979 mb located east of
the Marine District.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 986 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM NST 19 January 2018 A trough of low pressure ahead of an approaching low pressure system
south of the Laurentian Fan will cross the Grand Banks today. The low
will track northeastward across the Southern Grand Banks this
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the
trough shift to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift
to gale force northerlies as the low moves across the district, then
diminish overnight as it departs.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
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