East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 23 March 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 after midnight and to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Saturday evening.
Flurries or showers beginning Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4815N 5150W
to 4835N 4910W to 5510N 5140W to 5800N 5825W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4515W to 4715N
4515W to 5100N 4700W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 5130W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 23 March 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 1000 mb located east of Funk Island
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 996 mb low located from the
low to the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough from 1000 mb low located on a
line northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM NDT 23 March 2018 A low pressure system over the Funk Island Bank will continue
northeastward and move out to sea overnight. A trough trailing behind
the low will lie over eastern waters through much of Saturday before
departing to the east of the marine district. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will persist to the north of these features.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south,
and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- 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 Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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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