Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 knots backing to southeast 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 35 late this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 45 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 30 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Thursday afternoon.
Rain at times heavy and fog patches ending late overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
LaHave BankIssued 3:30 PM AST 22 November 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 3:30 PM AST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1004 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday intensifying low 987 mb located south
At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 976 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday departing low 983 mb located northeast
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:25 PM AST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system east of Cape Hatteras will track northeastward
tonight. The low will intensify as it tracks south of Halifax
overnight and across Cape Breton into Cabot Strait Thursday morning.
Gale to storm force southerlies will develop ahead of this low then
quickly shift to gale to storm gale force northwesterlies behind it.
These northwesterlies will diminish over all but northeasternmost
waters by late in the day Thursday.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half, Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- 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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