Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20 this afternoon then backing to northwest 10 to 15 overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Saturday then increasing to southwest 30 Saturday evening.
Snow beginning Saturday afternoon changing to rain or snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday 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 3:00 AM NST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located east of the Marine
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:58 AM NST 19 January 2018 A trough of low pressure ahead of an approaching low pressure system
south of Nova Scotia will cross the Grand Banks today. The low will
track northeastward across the Southern Grand Banks this evening.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the trough shift
to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift to gale
force northerlies as the low moves across the district, then diminish
overnight as it departs.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
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
- 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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