Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2019
Today Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind east 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 this morning and to south 50 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 overnight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Monday.
Snow beginning early this morning changing to rain and fog patches near noon and ending Monday morning. Flurries beginning near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 7 this afternoon then falling to plus 1 Monday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
LaHave BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2019
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 3:00 AM AST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 993 mb located southeast of
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 984 mb located over southeastern
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 985 mb located east of Anticosti Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM AST 20 January 2019 A deepening low pressure system southeast of the Great Lakes will
move over Southeastern New Brunswick overnight before tracking east
of Anticosti Island Monday evening. South of the low's track
strenghthening southeasterlies will reach gale force later this
morning or early this afternoon before increasing to gale to storm
force southerlies tonight. North of the low's track moderate to
strong northeasterlies will increase to gale force northeasterlies
this afternoon. The northeasterlies are expected to reach storm force
over Chaleur-Miscou this evening and will likely be close to storm
force over Anticosti and northern parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
On Monday the storm force southerlies will move out of eastern waters
during the day. Elsewhere strong to gale force southwesterlies can be
expected over southern waters while strong to gale force
northwesterlies prevail behind the low over northern waters.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and Chaleur-Miscou.
Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland
Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tide Sunday night and Monday. Some coastline of the Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters are also likely to see higher than normal water
levels near high tide later today and Monday as well as possible ice
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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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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