Issued 08:00 PM NDT 21 March 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 late this evening and to northeast 35 Thursday morning. Wind veering to east 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.
Periods of snow beginning near midnight changing to rain or snow late Thursday morning. Fog patches forming Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
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 21 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5409W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4530W to 4700N
4530W to 5100N 4745W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5145W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5724W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 8:00 PM NDT 21 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 8:00 PM NDT 21 March 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 995 mb located southeast of Nova
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 999 mb located over
northern Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough from 995 mb low
located on a line east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday approaching low 990 mb located south of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:53 PM NDT 21 March 2018 A trough of low pressure over the Southern Grand Banks will remain
nearly stationary tonight and Thursday as a developing low pressure
system approaches from south of Nova Scotia. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies to northeasterlies will spread over southern and
western waters ahead of these features. Winds will shift to strong to
gale force southerlies in the wake of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand
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 - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half
- 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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