Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to north 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind northwest 30 Tuesday.
Flurries beginning after midnight.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning after midnight.
Temperatures minus 8 falling to minus 12 Tuesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4725N 4845W to 4915N 4700W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019
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 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low located over Labrador
At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1007 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 985 mb located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:50 AM AST 18 February 2019 A low pressure system will approach the southwestern district this
morning and intensify as it moves to lie southeast of Laurentian Fan
overnight tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold
temperatures will develop in the wake of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen -
northeastern half and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- 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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