Anticosti - eastern half
Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 25 early this evening then veering to northwest 25 late this evening with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight and to northwest 15 Friday morning.
A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Friday morning.
Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 17 Friday morning.
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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.
2 tenths new ice except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice
along the Quebec 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.
Warnings (In effect)
AnticostiIssued 3:30 PM AST 18 January 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:30 PM AST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1002 mb located over central
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 997 mb located northeast
At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 994 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 990 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:19 PM AST 18 January 2018 A low pressure system currently southwest of Georges Bank will
continue to intensify this evening and track south of the marine
district tonight and Friday. Increasing northeasterly winds ahead of
this system will reach gale force over southwestern waters this
evening and spread eastward across southern waters throughout Friday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- 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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