Issued 10:00 AM ADT 19 October 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 near noon and to westerly 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to south 25 late overnight then increasing to south 35 Saturday morning with gusts to 45 along the coast Saturday afternoon.
Showers or flurries ending early this evening. Rain beginning near noon Saturday. Fog patches forming Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot StraitIssued 10:00 AM ADT 19 October 2018
'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 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the western Marine
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located over the southeastern
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight approaching low 988 mb located near
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:58 AM ADT 19 October 2018 Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over the district will
gradually diminish today or tonight as a ridge of high pressure moves
in from the west.
A low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the west
tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over all
waters on Saturday as the system approaches.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and the eastern half of
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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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