Issued 10:00 AM NST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 25 near noon then to west 30 Saturday morning.
Snow ending this evening. A few flurries Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray over western sections Saturday.
Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5550N 5955W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5030N 5920W to 5120N
5750W to 5115N 5715W to 5040N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5725W. Sea ice east and north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 09 December 2016
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located east of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM NST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system just east of St. John's will intensify as it
tracks northeastward across Funk Island Bank to lie northeast of the
marine district by Saturday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies are expected ahead of the low while gale to storm
force southwest to westerlies are expected in its wake over eastern
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- 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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