Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 January 2019
Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 35 late this evening and to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind northwest 20 to 25 Monday.
Rain and fog patches changing to flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Monday afternoon.
Temperatures plus 8 falling to minus 4 Monday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday
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 new ice in some bays.
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
LurcherIssued 8:00 PM AST 20 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 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located over southeastern
At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located east of Anticosti Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:54 PM AST 20 January 2019 A deepening low pressure over the Gulf of Maine will move over
Southeastern New Brunswick overnight before tracking east of
Anticosti Island Monday evening. Gale force southeasterly winds
south of the low's track will increase to gale to storm force
southerlies tonight. North of the low's track moderate to strong
northeasterlies will increase to gale force northeasterlies this
afternoon. The northeasterlies are expected to reach storm force
over Chaleur-Miscou this evening and will likely be close to storm
force over Anticosti and northern parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
On Monday the storm force southerlies will move out of eastern waters
during the day. Elsewhere strong to gale force southwesterlies can be
expected over southern waters while strong to gale force
northwesterlies prevail behind the low over northern waters.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti-southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy,
Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tides tonight and Monday. Some coastline of the Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters are also likely to see higher than normal water
levels near high tide later today and Monday as well as possible ice
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 - western 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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