Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 December 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots after midnight and to east 25 to 30 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 40 near noon Monday then diminishing to southwest 25 Monday evening.
Rain beginning Monday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 8:00 PM AST 16 December 2018
'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 8:00 PM AST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located east of the Marine
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 1002 mb located south of
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM AST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system south of Long Island this evening will
redevelop south of Nova Scotia on Monday. Strong to gale force
easterly winds will spread ahead of this system across much of the
district tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies will
develop in its wake over the southern slope waters late in the day
Monday. These westerly gales will likely spread to the remainder of
the district on Tuesday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- 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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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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