Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 35 to 45 knots backing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening.
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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 2 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 02 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 3:30 PM NST 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 988 mb located south of Port aux Basques.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 988 mb located over the South Coast
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located from the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located over the South Coast of
Newfoundland extending eastward.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:28 PM NST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system south of Port aux Basques will continue very
slowly eastward to lie over the South Coast by Saturday afternoon.
Strong to gale force east or southeasterly winds ahead of this system
will shift to strong to gale force northeasterlies tonight and
persist throughout the day on Saturday.
A trough of low pressure extending eastward to the Grand Banks will
weaken tonight. Strong to gale force westerly winds south of this
feature will diminish over southern waters tonight.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and
the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northeastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - southwestern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western 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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