Cabot Strait - northern half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots veering to easterly 15 this afternoon then increasing to easterly 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 after midnight with gusts to 60 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming southeast 45 Wednesday morning with gusts to 80 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain beginning after midnight. Fog patches forming early Wednesday morning and dissipating Wednesday evening.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 9 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot Strait - northern halfIssued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
'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 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the eastern Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located northeast of the
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 984 mb located over New
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 968 mb located near the St. Lawrence
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM AST 12 December 2017 A low pressure system currently over the Great Lakes will intensify
today as it moves to lie over New England this evening. The low will
continue to deepen tonight and Wednesday and will lie near the St.
Lawrence River Wednesday evening. Gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the low and will shift to gale force southwesterlies
in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.
In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia tonight and again at high tide on Wednesday. Higher
than normal water levels are also expected at high tide over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesday.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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