Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind northwest 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to north 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Monday evening.
Flurries ending near noon. Snow beginning Monday afternoon and changing to rain Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. 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 15 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located from the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 998 mb located south of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:56 AM NST 16 December 2018 A trough east of the Grand Banks will move eastward away from the
marine district this morning. Strong to near gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake will gradually diminish today.
A low pressure system is expected to approach from the southwest on
Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected to develop
over southern waters late in the day on Monday ahead of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northeastern half
- Laurentian Fan - southwestern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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