Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late overnight then veering to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries or showers beginning this evening and ending late overnight.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.
Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 7 Saturday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 4840N 6200W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5910W.
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 new ice in some bays.
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 3:30 PM AST 18 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 18 January 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday departing trough located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday approaching low 998 mb located southeast
of the Great Lakes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM AST 18 January 2019 A trough of low pressure currently over New England will approach the
Maritimes this evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of
the trough will veer to strong to gale force northwesterly winds in
its wake. Widespread freezing spray is also expected tonight and on
Saturday as a very cold airmass settles over the region.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern half of Laurentian Fan, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- 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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