Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwesterly 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Flurries ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Tuesday morning.
Temperatures near minus 5.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday
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.
Ice free except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 03:00 AM AST 10 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 3:00 AM AST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1014 mb located over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1008 mb located over Banquereau.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located near the Strait of Belle
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing trough located over Banquereau.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:41 AM AST 10 December 2018 A trough of low pressure near the Strait of Belle Isle will move
south to Banquereau Tuesday morning before moving east of forecast
waters. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast near the
trough over eastern waters tonight into Tuesday morning. The cold
northwesterlies will also give freezing spray to much of the northern
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan-northeastern half, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen northeastern half and Anticosti-eastern half.
In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland
Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-southwestern half, Chaleur-Miscou and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northeastern half
- Laurentian Fan - southwestern half
- 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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