Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind northwest 20 knots backing to westerly 15 late this evening then to south 20 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 30 late Thursday afternoon.
Snow beginning near midnight changing to rain or snow Thursday morning and afternoon then to rain and fog patches late Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
Low tonight minus 1. High Thursday plus 6.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4555N 5900W to 4840N 6220W to 4840N 6105W to 4905N 6110W to
4915N 5940W to 5015N 5825W to 5015N 5740W to 4835N 5920W to
Newfoundland near to 4755N 5925W
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 23 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing ridge located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 984 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:35 PM AST 23 January 2019 A ridge of high pressure currently over the eastern marine district
will continue to depart the region tonight. Meanwhile a developing
low pressure system near the Great Lakes will track northeastward
reaching Northern New Brunswick by Thursday evening.
Increasing southerly winds ahead of this low pressure system will
reach gale force Thursday morning over western waters and spread
eastward throughout the day. There is a possibility that southerly
winds over western waters may reach storm force Thursday night before
returning to gale force early Friday morning.
Additionally, high waves and pounding surf may generate higher than
normal water levels along south facing coastlines from St. Margaret's
bay to Yarmouth near high tide late Thursday evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Laurentian Fan, Banquereau, and Chaleur-Miscou -
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- 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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