Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 March 2019
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to southwest 30 near noon Wednesday and locally gusts to 40 along the coast Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending this evening. Flurries beginning Wednesday afternoon.
Risk of freezing spray Wednesday.
Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 falling to minus 15 to minus 10 overnight then rising to minus 4 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5700W to 4725N 5625W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern and southeastern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 19 March 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:30 PM NDT 19 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the north on Wednesday.
Moderate to strong westerlies will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies over northern waters ahead of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Southwest Coast and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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