Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 February 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to light Tuesday morning.
Flurries beginning late overnight and ending near noon Tuesday.
Temperatures near zero.
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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 8:00 PM NST 19 February 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 985 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 990 mb located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing ridge located off the Grand
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM NST 19 February 2018 An intense low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue
to track eastward tonight. Strong to gale force northerlies will
gradually diminish over the Grand Banks tonight as the low moves away
and a ridge of high pressure approaches.
A trough of low pressure over Labrador will cross over northern
waters tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of this
system will veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank, Northern Grand
Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, 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
- 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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