Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 December 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this afternoon then increasing to east 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 early Monday morning and to southeast 35 to 40 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Monday evening.
Rain beginning Monday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.
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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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 3:30 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 3:30 PM AST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from New Brunswick to
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 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:24 PM 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
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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- 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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