Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 Saturday evening.
Flurries ending overnight. Rain and fog patches Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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)
Southwest CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 13 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 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:55 PM NST 13 December 2019 A trough east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move southeastward
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over
northeastern waters in its wake. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.
A second trough will approach from the southwest on Saturday. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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
- 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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