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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 25 to 30 knots backing to northwest 25 this morning then to west 20 this evening. Wind increasing to west 25 to 30 Friday morning.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

High plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 December 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6215W to 4630N
6145W to 4705N 6400W to 4845N 6355W to 4920N 6450W to 4925N 6645W to
5010N 6520W to 4830N 6205W to 5055N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5010N
5735W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM AST 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 956 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located east of the
Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM AST 13 December 2018 An intense low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue
to move northeastward away from the district today. Strong to gale
force northerly winds in its wake will gradually diminish today over
western waters and tonight over Easter waters. On Friday a ridge of
high pressure will build over southwestern waters and then move south
of the Scotian Slope. Moderate to strong west to southwest winds will
prevail north of this system.

Cold air will give freezing spray to the northern half of the marine
district today. Milder temperatures are expected with the return of
the westerlies tonight and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Laurentian
Fan-western half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half
and Gulf-Magdalen.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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