Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 January 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 this evening then veering to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Friday evening.
Periods of snow ending Friday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Friday evening.
Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 14 to minus 6 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
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 4840N 6135W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.
Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 3:30 PM NST 18 January 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 3:30 PM NST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 1000 mb located over eastern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 988 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 992 mb located southeast of
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 985 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday trough from 985 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM NST 18 January 2018 A trough of low pressure associated with a developing low pressure
system lying southeast of Cape Cod will cross the Grand Banks Friday
morning. The low will continue eastward south of the Grand Banks
later Friday. Over the Southern Grand Banks, strong to gale force
southerlies will develop south of the trough tonight with strong
northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift to gale force
northerlies on Friday as the low passes by south of the district.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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
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