Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 November 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this morning and to southeasterly 45 this afternoon. Wind veering to southwesterly 25 to 35 this evening then to west 45 overnight. Wind veering to northwest 35 near noon Saturday then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.
Rain or snow today and early this evening. Showers overnight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to to
New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to New Brunswick near 4805N 6545W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
SableIssued 03:00 AM AST 16 November 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 3:00 AM AST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 999 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 985 mb located near Cape Breton
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:57 AM AST 16 November 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes will move to lie east of
the marine district by this afternoon. In its wake a rapidly
approaching low pressure system will track along Nova Scotia today
from the southwest to the northeast.
As this low pressure system tracks through the marine district gale
to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead and south of the
low, while strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop north of
it. Winds will then switch to strong to gale force westerlies behind
this system except over southern and eastern waters where gale to
storm force westerlies are expected.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, and Banquereau. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Chaleur-Miscou, and
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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