Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 March 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 30 late overnight and locally gusts to 40 along the coast Sunday.
Periods of rain and fog patches changing to flurries or showers this evening and ending Sunday morning.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday
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 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Open water except 6 first-year ice in the western section. Unusual
presence of sea ice in the western section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 09:00 AM EST 23 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 3:30 PM NDT 23 March 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over Prince Edward Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 978 mb located over Labrador Sea.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 992 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough located over eastern Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:27 PM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will rapidly deepen as it
moves northward tonight then weaken into a trough over the East
Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies will
shift to strong westerly in its wake Sunday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- 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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