Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 30 knots with gusts to 40 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight then backing to west 15 Thursday morning. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 rising to plus 1 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind south 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 971 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 982 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island
Bank.

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

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