Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light except northwest 15 to 20 knots over eastern sections late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 this evening and to southeast 45 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow beginning this evening changing to rain and fog banks near midnight and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.
A risk of freezing spray over eastern sections late this morning.
Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 rising to plus 6 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
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 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 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 NST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located
southeast of Greenland.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 986 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:44 AM NST 23 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today as a ridge of high pressure builds from the
southwest. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies between these
two features will will gradually diminish today as the ridge becomes
the dominant feature.
Another low is expected to track through the Gulf of St. Lawrence on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop tonight
ahead of the low and veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies in
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
South Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern 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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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