East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2019
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind veering to south 35 to 45 near noon Monday and locally gusts to 55 along the coast.
Showers and fog banks beginning late overnight.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 4 Monday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice free except 2 tenths new ice near the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 4:55 PM NST 20 January 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 NST 20 January 2019 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 982 mb located south of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 988 mb located southeast
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 987 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:08 PM NST 20 January 2019 An intense low pressure system south of Greenland will continue to
push east to lie southeast of Greenland by this evening. Strong to
gale force westerlies over northern waters will continue to diminish
as the low moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches.
A second low will approach the Maritimes from the southwest this
evening then move to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Monday.
Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will develop over
western waters this evening then spread elsewhere overnight and
Monday as the low approaches. Over Gulf - Port au Port gale to storm
force southeasterlies are expected overnight tonight.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are further advised that very strong southerly winds
will generate large waves, pounding surf, and higher than normal
waters levels along parts of Southwestern Newfoundland Monday morning
during high tide. Storm surge and risk of coastal flooding is
expected to be highest along south facing shorelines between cape ray
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