Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 35 to 45 knots becoming west 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Tuesday afternoon then veering to northerly 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5040N 5755W to
Newfoundland near 4840N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Gulf - Magdalen
Gulf - Port au Port
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Eastern ShoreIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2019
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 960 mb located over Labrador Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 976 mb located northeast of
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:56 AM AST 16 December 2019 A deep low pressure system over the Labrador coast will gradually
weaken as it moves southeastward to lie northeast of Newfoundland by
Tuesday morning. Under the influence of this system, gale to storm
force westerlies across the marine district will gradually diminish
tonight and Tuesday.
Late on Tuesday, a trough will approach the region from Southern New
England. Winds will become moderate easterlies ahead of the trough
and then increase to strong southeasterlies. There is a possibility
of gale force southerlies over the Scotian Slope waters late on
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher,
Browns Bank, and Georges Bank.
In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait
and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- 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
- 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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