Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 December 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind backing to north 20 late Saturday morning then to northwest 25 Saturday evening.
A few flurries beginning late overnight.
Risk of freezing spray Saturday late in the day.
Temperatures near minus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 15 December 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 980 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 963 mb located east of the Avalon
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:12 PM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of this system early Friday morning then shift to
gale to storm force westerlies behind it. Winds will diminish to
strong to gale force northwesterlies late on Friday as the low moves
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - eastern half, Banquereau - southeastern half and
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, Sable -
western half,eastern shore - western half, and Northumberland Strait.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- 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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