Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 December 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 25 to 30 knots increasing to north 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.
Periods of snow ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray overnight and Thursday morning.
Temperatures near minus 1.
Zoom-in to make a selection
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6215W to 4630N
6145W to 4705N 6400W to 4845N 6355W to 4920N 6450W to 4925N 6645W to
5010N 6520W to 4830N 6205W to 5055N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5010N
5735W. 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 12 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
SableIssued 3:30 PM AST 12 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 3:30 PM AST 12 December 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 960 mb located east of
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 950 mb located east of the Grand
At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:25 PM AST 12 December 2018 An intense low pressure system east of Laurentian Fan will track
northeastward away from the district tonight. Gale force north to
northeasterly winds over the southeastern marine district will
diminish this evening in the wake of the disturbance. Cold gale force
northerly winds over Gulf waters will spread southward giving
freezing spray to parts of the north and western marine district.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau-southeastern half, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait-eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen.
In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- 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 - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western 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
- 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
What we are doing
- Date modified: