Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 March 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 to 35 early Sunday morning then becoming west 25 Sunday afternoon.
Showers and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms changing to flurries or showers this evening and ending Sunday morning.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday
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 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Open water except 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme northern
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
BanquereauIssued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM ADT 23 March 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 982 mb located over Prince Edward Island.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday departing low 970 mb located northeast
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 3:29 PM ADT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over Prince Edward Island will move
northeastward to lie northeast of Newfoundland by Sunday morning.
Strong to near gale force southerlies east of the low shift to strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake. Late on Sunday, a trough will
track southward across the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Gale force
northwesterlies and colder temperatures are expected over northern
waters 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, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, and Anticosti. A freezing spray warning is in effect for
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- 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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