Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to south 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind 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 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
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 4840N 6135W 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.
Ice free except open water along the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located east of the Marine
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:58 AM NST 19 January 2018 A trough of low pressure ahead of an approaching low pressure system
south of Nova Scotia will cross the Grand Banks today. The low will
track northeastward across the Southern Grand Banks this evening.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the trough shift
to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift to gale
force northerlies as the low moves across the district, then diminish
overnight as it departs.
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 all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the
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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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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