Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 February 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwesterly 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.
Rain and fog patches beginning early this evening and ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday
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 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 3:30 PM AST 16 February 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 AST 16 February 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located west of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:28 PM AST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure stretching from Anticosti Island to East
Scotian Slope will move east of the district later this evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough diminish to
moderate to strong west to southwesterlies in its wake.
Gale force northwesterlies will develop Sunday morning over northern
waters between the trough to the east and a ridge of high pressure to
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northern half and
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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