Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to north 15 late overnight and to northwest 25 Friday afternoon with gusts to 35 beginning Friday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Friday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 5.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4420N 6050W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4555N 5715W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in a few bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 21 February 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 3:30 PM NST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 954 mb located east of Greenland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday weakening low 984 mb located east of
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday approaching trough located over southern
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:16 PM NST 21 February 2019 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will continue to diminish
tonight between an intense low pressure system east of Greenland and
an approaching ridge of high pressure to the west. Over the Belle
Isle Bank, strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected to
redevelop on Friday as a trough approaches from the Labrador Sea.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast
which are mainly ice covered and the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- 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 - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- 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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