East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 30 late overnight. Wind west 30 Friday.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray along the coast tonight.
Temperatures minus 6 to minus 1 rising to plus 1 Friday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5600W to 5020N
5620W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5930W to 5715N 6045W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5415W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 958 mb located northeast of the
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 956 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday high located south of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:45 PM NST 13 December 2018 An intense low pressure system northeast of the marine district will
continue to track northeastwards tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure over Maine is expected to drift eastwards and strengthen
south of the Maritimes. Consequently, strong to gale force west to
northwesterly winds will persist over all waters between the high
pressure and the departing low.
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for East
Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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