Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 March 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 near midnight and to northeast 35 to 45 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.
A few flurries ending this morning. Showers beginning overnight with risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4550N 5815W to 4655N 5755W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5517W to 4545N 5330W to 4515N 4745W to 4515N 4600W to 4800N
4600W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5724W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Georges BankIssued 03:00 AM ADT 20 March 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 3:00 AM ADT 20 March 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the western Marine
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located southwest of the Marine
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the southern Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM ADT 20 March 2018 A quasi-stationary low pressure system northeast of the district will
maintain strong west to northwesterlies over the region until a ridge
of high pressure builds in overnight. Freezing spray over northern
waters will subside this evening.
A trough of low pressure will approach the Maritimes from the
southwest on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds
north of the trough will spread to most of the district by Thursday
morning and switch to strong to gale force southwesterly winds in its
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters except for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are
in effect for and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- 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
- 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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