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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to north 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to north 30 this afternoon then diminishing to north 20 near midnight. Wind backing to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday morning then diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots veering to east 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2018

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 3:00 AM AST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 985 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 960 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 12 December 2018 An intensifying low pressure system currently south of the Scotian
Slope will move to lie near Laurentian Fan later this morning.
This will give strong to gale force north to northeasterlies to slope
waters which will increase to gale to storm force northerlies for
Laurentian Fan waters. Cold strong to gale force northerlies
developing behind the low will give freezing spray to parts of the
north and western marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Banquereau-southeastern half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait-eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen-eastern half.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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