Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 March 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 35 knots veering to east 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to northeast 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning except southwest 15 to 20 over eastern sections.
Rain or snow beginning near noon and ending Friday morning. Fog banks forming this evening and dissipating near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4530N 5810W to 4650N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5314W to 4500N 4744W to 4515N 4529W to 4700N
4529W to 5100N 4744W to 5300N 4929W to 5600N 5144W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 10:00 AM NDT 22 March 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 10:00 AM NDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located on a line east-west over
southern Funk Island Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located southwest of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 992 mb located near Cape Breton Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:45 AM NDT 22 March 2018 A trough of low pressure over the Southern Grand Banks will remain
nearly stationary today as a developing low pressure system
approaches from southwest of Nova Scotia. The trough will then move
slowly northward tonight to lie over the Funk Island Bank by Friday
morning. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will spread
over all waters today through Friday ahead of these features. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies can be expected to the south of the
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern 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
- 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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