Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Grand Banks.

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
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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