Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots this evening and to southerly 35 near midnight. Wind veering to west 35 Friday morning then diminishing to west 25 near noon Friday.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to a few showers overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian Fan - southeastern halfIssued 03:00 AM AST 08 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today high located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing high located southeast of the
At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1008 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday intensifying low 992 mb located over
At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:48 AM AST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system south of West Scotian Slope will intensify as
it tracks northeastward to lie east of the district Friday morning.
In the wake of the low, winds will increase to strong to gale force
Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold air will persist
throughout the weekend. Freezing spray warnings may be required for
parts of the marine district this weekend.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
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- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
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