Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light this afternoon then increasing to southerly 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly 20 early Tuesday morning and to southeast 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.
A few flurries ending this afternoon. A few showers beginning near noon Tuesday.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 9 Tuesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeThird ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5300N 4800W to 5500N 4900W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located near Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:47 AM AST 18 December 2017 Strong northwesterly winds will continue to weaken today as a ridge
moves in from the west. A trough of low pressure extending from
Quebec will swing though the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected in its wake beginning Tuesday
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- 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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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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