Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 near noon with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 35 this afternoon with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday morning and to light Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending near noon.

Risk of freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 15 December 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2018
Monday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Wednesday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 3 tenths new ice along the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice along the coasts.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located from Newfoundland
to the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 15 December 2018 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district today.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of the trough
then veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half and Anticosti.

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