Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northwest 25 overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 to 25 Sunday evening.
Showers changing to flurries or showers this morning and ending this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Browns BankIssued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 978 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 985 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:25 AM ADT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system in the Bay of Fundy will move to lie over the
Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening. Strong to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low become strong to gale force westerlies in
its wake. Late Sunday a trough will track southward across the Gulf
of St. Lawrence. Gale force northwest winds and colder temperatures
are expected in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..
West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian Slope..
Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. A freezing spray warning is
in effect for Anticosti. In addition, higher than normal water levels
can be expected during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova
Scotia this morning.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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