Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwesterly 35 near noon then veering to northwest 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 early Sunday morning and to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.
Showers ending after midnight. Fog patches dissipating this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 10:00 AM AST 15 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 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located from Newfoundland
to the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Maritimes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:50 AM AST 15 December 2018 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district today.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of the trough
then veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- 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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