Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southerly 25 knots veering to westerly 25 early this morning then to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.
Snow or rain early this morning changing to rain and fog patches and ending this morning. Flurries this afternoon and this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog patches.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning overnight and ending Thursday evening.
Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 9 Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths grey ice in the extreme eastern section.
Warnings (In effect)
FundyIssued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020
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 3:00 AM AST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located from New
Brunswick to Georges Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:47 AM AST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track eastward across the marine
district today to lie east of Newfoundland this evening. Strong to
storm force southerly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy and
Northumberland Strait - western half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half
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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- 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
- 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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