Marine Synopsis for the Maritimes


* NOTE: Corrected and/or amended bulletins are listed first *

 
FQCN10 CWHX 130700
Technical marine synopsis for the Maritimes issued by Environment
Canada at 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday 13 December 2018 for today tonight
and Friday.
The next scheduled synopsis will be issued at 10:00 a.m. AST.

Systems position.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 956 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located east of the
Great Lakes.

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FQCN20 CWHX 130657
Marine weather statement for the Maritimes issued by Environment
Canada at 2:57 A.M. AST Thursday 13 December 2018.

An intense low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue
to move northeastward away from the district today. Strong to gale
force northerly winds in its wake will gradually diminish today over
western waters and tonight over Easter waters. On Friday a ridge of
high pressure will build over southwestern waters and then move south
of the Scotian Slope. Moderate to strong west to southwest winds will
prevail north of this system.

Cold air will give freezing spray to the northern half of the marine
district today. Milder temperatures are expected with the return of
the westerlies tonight and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Laurentian
Fan-western half, 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
Anticosti.

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FQCN20 CWHX 122350
Marine weather statement for the Maritimes issued by Environment
Canada at 7:50 P.M. AST Wednesday 12 December 2018.

An intense low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will
continue to move northeastward away from the district tonight. Strong
to gale force northerly winds in its wake will begin to diminish
overnight. The cold air in the wake of the low will give 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-western half, 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
Anticosti.

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