Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots backing to easterly 20 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 early Saturday morning then increasing to northwesterly 25 to 30 Saturday evening.
Snow or rain beginning near noon changing to periods of snow Saturday morning.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
2 tenths grey-white ice except 7 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the southeastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4220N 5000W to 4220N 4840W to 4610N 4220W to 4900N
4220W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
AnticostiIssued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 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 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 991 mb located west of
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 980 mb located over southern Maine.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 982 mb located over southern New
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 984 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:41 AM ADT 22 March 2019 A deepening low pressure system approaching from the southwest will
lie over Southern Maine this evening. The low will then drift
eastward to lie over the Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence Saturday
evening. East to southeast gales developing ahead of the low today
are now expected to reach storm force this evening over the northern
half of Cabot Strait. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies overnight as the low moves over Southern New
Brunswick before eventually shifting to a more northwesterly
direction Saturday evening behind the low.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. In addition, higher than normal water levels can be
expected during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and
parts of the Bay of Fundy coast today and Saturday.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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