Gulf - Magdalen
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southeasterly 20 to 25 knots veering to southerly 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening then backing to southwest 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 30 Sunday evening.
Showers changing to flurries or showers this afternoon and ending Sunday morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning.
Over open water risk of freezing spray Sunday evening.
Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
1 tenth first-year ice except 8 tenths first-year ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Gulf - MagdalenIssued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 978 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 985 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:25 AM ADT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system in the Bay of Fundy will move to lie over the
Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening. Strong to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low become strong to gale force westerlies in
its wake. Late Sunday a trough will track southward across the Gulf
of St. Lawrence. Gale force northwest winds and colder temperatures
are expected in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..
West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian Slope..
Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. A freezing spray warning is
in effect for Anticosti. In addition, higher than normal water levels
can be expected during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova
Scotia this morning.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- 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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