Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots near midnight and to southeast 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries ending late this afternoon. Showers beginning late Saturday morning and changing to rain and fog patches Saturday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.
Low tonight plus 1. High Saturday plus 12.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 3:30 PM AST 15 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:16 PM AST 15 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west this evening and move across the district on Saturday.
Increasing southeasterly winds will develop ahead of the trough over
western waters and spread eastward tonight. Marginal gales are
expected over extreme southern waters while gale to near storm force
southeasterlies are forecast over northern waters. Winds diminish to
moderate to strong westerlies in the wake of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti.
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 Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern 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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