Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 February 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind light increasing to southwest 20 to 25 knots early this evening then veering to northwest 20 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.
Rain or snow beginning early this evening and ending late overnight. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Saturday morning.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 6 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
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.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today high 1042 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1029 mb located south of Laurentian
At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the eastern Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:52 AM AST 23 February 2018 A cold northwesterly flow over eastern waters will diminish today as
an area of high pressure crosses the district.
A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong northwesterlies
in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- 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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