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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to east 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 Monday morning and to east 35 to 40 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening then building to 2 Monday morning. Seas building to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system is expected to deepen as it tracks up the U.S.
seaboard tonight to lie south of Nova Scotia on Monday. Strong to
gale force easterly winds are forecast to develop ahead of this
system across much of the district tonight and Monday with strong to
possibly gale force westerlies in its wake over the southern slope
waters.

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.

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