Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northeast 25 near noon Wednesday.
Flurries beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 11 December 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 999 mb located 400 miles
east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 958 mb located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:10 PM NST 11 December 2018 A trough of low pressure over Southern Funk Island Bank will continue
drifting southeastward to lie east of the district this evening.
Strong to gale force north to northwesterly winds around the trough
will diminish as it pulls away.
A low pressure system developing off Cape Hatteras is forecast to
rapidly intensify into a major storm as it approaches, crossing the
Grand Banks Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night. Gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies will spread across southern and
eastern waters overnight through Wednesday ahead of the low then
shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake.
South of the low, storm to hurricane force southwesterlies can be
expected over the Southeastern Grand Banks Wednesday evening.
Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect
for East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters,
Southwest Coast and Northeast Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.
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 - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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
- 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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