Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeasterly 25 to 35 knots veering to south 45 this morning then diminishing to west 20 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Thursday then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Thursday evening.
Periods of rain and fog patches ending early this evening. Risk of thunderstorms today and early this evening. A few showers overnight and Thursday morning. Snow and rain beginning Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.
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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)
Laurentian FanIssued 03:00 AM AST 24 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 24 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 990 mb located over northern
By 3:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located east of Labrador.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
western Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday deepening low 1011 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 1002 mb located east of Laurentian
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:50 AM AST 24 January 2018 A low pressure system over Northern New Brunswick early this morning
will move across Southern Labrador this evening while a trough of low
pressure moves across the district. South to southeast gales
affecting most of the district ahead of the trough will occasionally
reach storm force over some northern waters early this morning before
shifting to strong to gale force southwesterlies later this morning
behind the trough. Strong to gale force westerlies will persist over
northernmost waters tonight and Thursday while southern waters will
see generally strong northwesterlies. Colder air moving back over
much of the district tonight and Thursday will bring occasional
freezing spray over northern waters as well as over southern coastal
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
northern half of Cabot Strait, northern half of Gulf-Magdalen, and
southeast half of Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, and Lurcher.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, northwestern
half of Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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