Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening with gusts to 25 in the Honguedo Strait late this evening. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming east 15 late Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 early Sunday afternoon and to northeast 35 late Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 45 Sunday evening.
Flurries changing to snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water moderate freezing spray tonight except severe freezing spray over western sections this evening. Moderate freezing spray Sunday afternoon and evening. Severe freezing spray Sunday evening.
Low tonight minus 17. High Sunday minus 11.
Anticosti - eastern half
Anticosti - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
AnticostiIssued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2019
'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.
AnticostiIssued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2019
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 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located north of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday deepening low 995 mb located southeast of
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 982 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:22 PM AST 19 January 2019 An intense low pressure system will reach maritime waters by Sunday
morning. Gale to potentially storm force east to southerly winds will
spread throughout the marine district on Sunday.
Cold northwesterly winds will bring freezing spray this evening to
northeastern waters in the wake of a trough of low pressure. Freezing
spray will return to northern waters on Sunday as cold easterly winds
develop ahead of the system approaching from the southwest.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tide Sunday night and Monday.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- 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
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- 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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