Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 late overnight then increasing to north 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to north 30 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow beginning after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 this evening then falling to minus 8 to minus 2 Wednesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
Grand MananIssued 10:00 AM AST 11 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 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 998 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing low 955 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge from 1022 mb high located on a line
northwest-southeast over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM AST 11 December 2018 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland this morning will move
east of the marine district later today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies prevail near the trough over eastern waters
This morning. The cold northwesterlies will also give freezing spray
to some of the northern marine district into this morning.
An intensifying low pressure system southwest of Georges Bank
Tonight will move to lie near Laurentian Fan Wednesday morning.
This will give strong to gale force north to northeasterlies to slope
waters which will increase to gale to storm force northerlies for
easternmost waters. Again, cold northerlies developing behind the low
will give freezing spray to parts of the north and western marine
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for East Scotian Slope
and Banquereau-southeastern half.
In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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