Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 near noon Friday.
Rain and fog banks ending this morning. Periods of rain or snow beginning Friday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6015W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5705W. Sea ice north of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4515N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4745N
4545W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4800W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4939N 5757W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 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 3:00 AM NDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 996 mb located southwest of
the Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 992 mb located northeast of Belle
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located east of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM NDT 24 May 2018 A low pressure system southwest of the Avalon Peninsula will move
northeastward and cross the Funk Island Bank today. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will shift to strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish this evening or
overnight as the low pulls away.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Southwestern
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
- 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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