Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this morning then backing to northeasterly 20 near noon. Wind backing to northwesterly 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to light Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Monday afternoon.
Periods of snow beginning this morning and ending early this evening.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 2 Monday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
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 4540N
5815W to 4715N 5725W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 5000W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4730W to 5330N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1007 mb located south of
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 984 mb located south of
At 3:00 a.m. AST today building ridge located over the western
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southeastern Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:52 AM AST 18 February 2018 An intensifying low pressure system south of Cape Cod will rapidly
cross southern waters today to lie south of Laurentian Fan this
evening. Gale to storm force winds will spread to waters south of
Nova Scotia today, with a brief period of hurricane force winds near
the track of the low centre. Winds will diminish from west to east as
the low passes by.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian
Slope. A storm warning is in effect for Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings
are in effect for Browns Bank, lahave, Sable and Banquereau-southern
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
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
- 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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