Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this morning then diminishing to light near noon. Wind increasing to northeast 25 this evening then veering to southeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending near noon. Snow or freezing rain beginning Wednesday morning and changing to rain and fog banks Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.
Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 2 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
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 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Open water except 1 tenth grey ice southwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 4900W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5400N
5015W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located off the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southeastern Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:50 AM NST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will cross over
northern waters today. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of
this system will veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake. Winds are expected to diminish tonight as a ridge approaches
from the west.
Marine interests are advised a gale warning is in effect for Belle
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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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