Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots early this morning and to southwest 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to southwest 40 early this afternoon then diminishing to west 30 late this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 25 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.
Flurries changing to showers early this morning and ending this morning.
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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.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwestern ShoreIssued 03:00 AM AST 20 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 3:00 AM AST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
By 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located east of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 985 mb located over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 984 mb located northeast of Anticosti
At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:01 AM AST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system currently over Western Quebec will move
eastward this morning to lie near Anticosti Island this afternoon.
Strong to gale force south to southwesterly winds are forecast over
much of the district ahead of this system. In its wake, strong to
gale force northwesterlies are expected. Winds will become light late
in the day over western waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti - western half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
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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