Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 near noon then increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 15 overnight and to light Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Sunday evening.
Snow or rain ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 near midnight then rising to zero Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5240W
to 4945N 5320W to 5015N 5510W to 5055N 5245W to 5305N 5255W to 5350N
5145W to 5450N 5205W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5156N 5558W to 5145N 5500W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1003 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 978 mb located over eastern Labrador
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from 1003 mb low located over the
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located over the Maritimes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NST 19 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system northwest of Anticosti Island
this morning will move to lie over the Labrador Sea overnight then
south of Greenland on Sunday. A trough extending southeastward from
the low will cross Newfoundland today then east of the marine
district this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
low and trough will veer to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in their wake. Winds will gradually diminish
overnight and Sunday as the system moves away and a ridge of high
pressure approaches from the Maritimes.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis
and south and the Grand Banks.
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
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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