Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 November 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 early this morning then veering to west 15 to 20 near noon. Wind becoming northeast 20 this afternoon then diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind backing to northwest 15 near noon Sunday.
Rain beginning this morning changing to flurries or showers this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 November 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5700W to Labrador
near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5505N 5920W to 5600N
6035W to 5750N 6140W to Labrador near 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 27 November 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 28 November 2015
'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 NST 28 November 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland to Prince Edward Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.
At 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday approaching low 996 mb located over central
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:48 AM NST 28 November 2015 An elongated trough of low pressure extending from the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland to Prince Edward Island will slowly slide
southeastward across the district today. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of this trough will shift to strong
northerlies behind it.
Additionally, a sharp trough of low pressure will move southwards
across the Labrador Sea tonight through Sunday. Strong to gale force
westerlies will develop over northernmost waters ahead of this
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank - northern
half, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks - northwestern half.
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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- 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
- 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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