Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 10 December 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 after midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 10 December 2018
Wednesday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First 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 Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 December 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 991 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 963 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NST 10 December 2018 A trough of low pressure extending from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
northeastward across Southern Belle Isle Bank will drift slowly
southeastward throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
westerly winds to the south of the trough shift to gale force north
to northwesterlies as the trough passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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