East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures near minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4805N 4515W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5915W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.
2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Labrador Sea.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 970 mb located east of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM NDT 19 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the north on Wednesday.
Moderate to strong westerlies will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies over northern waters ahead of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- 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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