Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 February 2019
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Wednesday and to northwest 15 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending Wednesday evening.
Temperatures near minus 5.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays.
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 3:30 PM AST 19 February 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 February 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 958 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 937 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:31 PM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks at forecast time will
continue to intensify tonight before departing over the North
Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected to persist into Wednesday before diminishing somewhat over
southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure
approaches. The northwesterly gales could approach storm force at
times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait and Banquereau.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
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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