Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending early this evening. Rain beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 8 this morning then rising to plus 3 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4555N 5905W to 4715N 5955W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to
4920N 5950W to 5000N 5800W to 4810N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4740N
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5529W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5030W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
LaHave BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2019
'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.
LaHave BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 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 8:00 PM AST 21 January 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located east of Anticosti
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 1000 mb located east of Cabot Strait.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday high located west of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:51 PM AST 21 January 2019 Strong to gale force westerlies will prevail over most forecast
waters in the wake of a low the Northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
This low is expected to weaken slightly overnight and will move to
lie east of Cabot Strait by Tuesday evening. Strong to gale force
northerly winds just west of the low will diminish tonight.
Increasing northwesterly winds on Tuesday will reach gale force
across much of the district and storm force over the western section
of Gulf-Magdalen between the low and an area of high pressure west of
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen - western half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy, southwestern shore and Laurentian Fan.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Northumberland
Strait - western half and Chaleur - Miscou.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- 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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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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