Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 early this evening except southeast 30 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind increasing to south 35 after midnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday morning with gusts to 30 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon with gusts to 50 in the Honguedo Strait.
Snow beginning this evening changing to flurries near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.
Low tonight minus 11. High Wednesday minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
6 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice in Honguedo Strait.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
AnticostiIssued 3:30 PM AST 18 February 2020
'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 18 February 2020
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 February 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over Laurentian
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday intensifying trough located from
Anticosti Island to East Scotian Slope.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing trough located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:04 PM AST 18 February 2020 A trough will approach from the west to lie over New England this
evening. This trough will push eastward across the district on
Wednesday. Winds will increase to strong to storm force southerlies
ahead of the trough. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop in
the wake of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy and
Northumberland Strait - western half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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