Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 this evening then increasing to west 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 near noon Thursday.

Rain and fog patches ending near midnight. Flurries Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 12 to minus 6 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5415N 5105W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4815N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5045N 4730W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 February 2020

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure east of Newfoundland will continue tracking
eastward tonight. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of the trough
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

A second trough will sweep across the marine district on Thursday,
causing the strong to gale force westerlies to persist.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Southeastern
Grand Banks.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: