East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 late overnight then increasing to west 30 Saturday morning.

Flurries.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 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 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 09 December 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 966 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward 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 waters.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Northern Grand Banks,
and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast.

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