Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming easterly 15 late overnight then increasing to easterly 20 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southerly 30 Tuesday evening.
Snow beginning late overnight changing to freezing rain and ice pellets Tuesday morning then to periods of rain and fog patches early Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
Low tonight minus 6. High Tuesday plus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
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 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in eastern sections.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from James Bay to East
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 995 mb located southwest of the Great
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 992 mb located over southwestern
At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 967 mb located east of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:21 PM AST 22 January 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds in the wake of a low
pressure system east of Labrador will gradually diminish this evening
as the low pulls further away and a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.
A second low pressure system near the Great Lakes Tuesday morning
will track eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force
southerlies will spread across most of the district on Tuesday ahead
of this system.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, southern half of Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern 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
- 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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