Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2020
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots backing to east 35 to 45 this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight except north 35 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.
Flurries changing to snow this evening then to rain near midnight and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 this evening then falling to minus 3 Monday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2020
'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 NST 19 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 994 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 988 mb located over eastern Belle
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over northeastern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM NST 19 January 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest tonight and
will cross Central Newfoundland to lie over Belle Isle Bank Monday
afternoon. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the low tonight with strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will shift to moderate to strong
westerlies as the low departs on Monday.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast,
and Belle Isle Bank.
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 half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- 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
- 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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