Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 this morning then to south 15 to 20 this evening. Wind becoming variable 15 Friday morning then increasing to northwest 30 Friday afternoon.
Flurries beginning this evening changing to periods of snow overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray over northwestern sections this morning.
Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 rising to plus 1 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to 6010N
6220W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
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 except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 08 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 3:00 AM NST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 980 mb located east of Belle
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 983 mb located east of Belle
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 992 mb located over
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:56 AM NST 8 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind the low over northern waters will diminish
A second low will approach from the southwest tonight, tracking just
southeast of the Avalon Peninsula early Friday morning. The low will
then intensify as it tracks northeastward across Funk Island Bank on
Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the low while strong to gale force southwest to westerlies are
expected in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- 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
- 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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