East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 March 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this afternoon then increasing to east 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 Saturday morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain and fog banks beginning near midnight.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.
Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in bays in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - north of Cape St. FrancisIssued 03:00 AM NDT 22 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 3:00 AM NDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 982 mb located over the Maritimes.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:52 AM NDT 22 March 2019 A trough over Quebec will move eastwards into the Labrador Sea today.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will
persist over northwestern waters today.
Meanwhile, a low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the
southwest today. Strong to gale force southeast to northeasterly
winds are forecast to develop over all waters ahead of the low
tonight. Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force southerlies
will persist on Saturday as the low begins to track northeastwards
towards the North Atlantic.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- 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
- Lake Melville
- 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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