Northeast Gulf - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2014

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 this afternoon and to northeast 30 Friday morning.

Rain or snow beginning this afternoon changing to snow Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 3 tenths of new ice on parts of the north shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of new ice on parts of the north shore.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 993 mb located over southern New
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 986 mb located over northeastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system over Southern New Brunswick is forecast to
intensify and track northeastward to lie near Prince Edward Island by
later today, then cross Eastern Newfoundland on Friday morning.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over southern
waters ahead of this system today. On Friday, strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop south of the low and strong to gale
force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, the Northern
Grand Banks, and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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