Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to zero Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
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 5700W to 4725N 5625W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Open water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice
in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 09:00 AM EST 19 March 2019
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec will cross Labrador
today to lie over Belle Isle Bank tonight. Over northern waters
moderate to strong westerlies will increase to strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- 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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