East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon then increasing to southwest 30 early this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 near midnight. Wind west 35 Sunday.
Snow beginning this afternoon changing to rain or snow this evening then to flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Risk of freezing spray this morning. Risk of freezing spray Sunday afternoon and evening.
Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to plus 2 this 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.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 982 mb located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 986 mb located over western Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 982 mb located off the Northeast Coast
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:44 AM NST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue eastward
into the Atlantic today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over
eastern waters will subside this morning as it recedes.
A low pressure system over Western Quebec will track eastward across
the Great Northern Peninsula this evening and then move out to sea
overnight. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over all
waters in the wake of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the
Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray 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 - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- 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 - 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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