Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 ending Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Open water except 7 tenths grey ice in the extreme eastern section.
Warnings (In effect)
FundyIssued 10:00 AM AST 19 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 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 968 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 937 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:44 AM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks at forecast time
will continue to intensify today and tonight before departing over
the North Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
are expected to persist for much of today and Wednesday before
diminishing somewhat over southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a
ridge of high pressure approaches. The northwesterly gales could
approach storm force at times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- 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
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern half
- 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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