Issued 08:00 PM NST 24 February 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northwest 30 knots veering to north 25 near noon Sunday then diminishing to north 15 Sunday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 10 to minus 4 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4700N 4730W
to 5145N 4905W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5530W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4800W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 24 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 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 991 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary low 962 mb located
southeast of the Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing trough from 962 mb low located
east of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday high 1034 mb located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:49 PM NST 24 February 2018 An intensifying low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks
will move to lie southeast of the Grand Banks Sunday afternoon.
Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will
track southeastwards and merge with the low on Sunday.
Gale force southeasterly winds over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
shift to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low tonight.
Strong to gale force northerlies will develop over most waters
tonight in the wake of both systems.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- 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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