Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this morning then veering to south 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 25 this evening then increasing to south 35 overnight and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Friday and to variable 15 Friday evening.
Snow changing to showers and fog patches this afternoon and ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
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 5900W to 4840N 6220W to 4840N 6105W to 4905N 6110W to
4915N 5940W to 5015N 5825W to 5015N 5740W to 4835N 5920W to
Newfoundland near to 4755N 5925W
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths grey ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 24 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 986 mb located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 967 mb located over Labrador Sea.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NST 24 January 2019 A deepening low pressure system approaching from the southwest today
will track across Central Labrador Friday morning and then move into
the Labrador Sea by Friday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies
will spread across all waters tonight and persist through Friday.
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect all regions
except the Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- 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
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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
- 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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