Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 December 2017
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southerly 10 to 15 knots this evening then veering to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early Tuesday afternoon and to westerly 35 Tuesday evening.
A few flurries or showers changing to a few showers this evening and ending near noon Tuesday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeThird ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 3:30 PM AST 18 December 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 18 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located near Laurentian
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:19 PM AST 18 December 2017 A trough of low pressure over New England tonight will swing though
the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to gale force westerlies are
expected in its wake beginning Tuesday evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- 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
- 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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