Issued 10:56 AM NST 18 January 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind southeast 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming southwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind veering to north 20 Friday morning.
Showers and fog banks ending this evening.
Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 4 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
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.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1002 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 988 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1000 mb located east of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 985 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday trough from 985 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:46 AM NST 18 January 2018 A trough of low pressure associated with a developing low pressure
system lying east of Cape Hatteras this morning will cross the Grand
Banks Friday morning. The low will then pass south of the Grand Banks
Friday late in the day. 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 approaches.
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
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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