East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 early this afternoon then backing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.
Temperatures near minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4805N 4515W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5915W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.
2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 972 mb located over eastern Labrador
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 976 mb located south of
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:45 AM NDT 18 March 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will continue
eastward today. Gale force westerly winds over eastern and northern
waters are expected to diminish this afternoon as the low moves off
and a ridge approaches.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and the Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- 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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