Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this afternoon then veering to north 15 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon then increasing to south 15 to 20 Friday evening.
Showers ending early this morning.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Friday morning.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 8 Friday morning then rising to minus 3 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
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.
Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northeastern
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4845W to 5015N 4700W to 5115N 4700W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5154N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 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.
FourchuIssued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing cold front located south of
At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1043 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday high 1042 mb located over southeastern
At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM AST 22 February 2018 A cold front south of Nova Scotia will depart the district this
morning. Strong west to northwesterlies over the slope waters will
veer to strong northerlies in the wake of the cold front. Elsewhere
strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish today and tonight
as a ridge of high pressure moves in from the west. Winds will
increase to moderate to strong southerlies late Friday ahead of a
trough of low pressure approaching from the Great Lakes region.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing
spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore-eastern half,
Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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