Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 February 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late overnight and to southeast 25 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Monday evening.
Snow beginning Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 1 near noon Monday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday
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 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4715W to 5000N 4615W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 25 February 2018
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 965 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 1006 mb located south of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today high 1033 mb located over the Gulf of
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday high 1028 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:21 PM NST 25 February 2018 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will remain nearly
stationary tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies will continue over eastern waters in its wake,
diminishing throughout the night and Monday as a ridge builds in from
A second low will approach from the Maritimes on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast and Southeastern Grand
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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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