Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 Friday afternoon with gusts to 35 beginning Friday evening.
Flurries beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Occasional freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7.
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.
Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the extreme northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2019
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 954 mb located east of
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 998 mb located southwest of Laurentian
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 964 mb located southeast of the
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday approaching trough located over southern
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:57 PM NST 21 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will develop over the Labrador Sea on Friday
and then begin to move southeastwards. Gale force northwesterlies are
expected to develop over northern waters ahead of this feature Friday
Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast
which are mainly ice covered and the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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