Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 January 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to south 25 Saturday afternoon then veering to west 30 Saturday evening.
Snow beginning Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 983 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 979 mb located east of
the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 986 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:44 PM NST 19 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Extreme Southeastern Grand Banks will
move to lie east of the marine district by Saturday morning. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies to the southeast of the low shift to
strong to gale force northerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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 - 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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