Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 December 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 late this evening then diminishing to northeasterly 20 to 25 near noon Monday. Wind backing to northwest 25 Monday evening.
Rain beginning this evening. Risk of thunderstorms overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 8:00 PM AST 16 December 2018
'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 8:00 PM AST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located east of the Marine
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 1002 mb located south of
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM AST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system south of Long Island this evening will
redevelop south of Nova Scotia on Monday. Strong to gale force
easterly winds will spread ahead of this system across much of the
district tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies will
develop in its wake over the southern slope waters late in the day
Monday. These westerly gales will likely spread to the remainder of
the district on Tuesday.
Marine interests are advised that gale 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 and Cabot Strait.
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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- 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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