East Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight then veering to northeast 25 Saturday morning.

A few showers or flurries ending late overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 5930W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 December 2014

'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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 988 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system northeast of the Belle Isle Bank will track
rapidly northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland tonight.
A trough will hang back behind the low and slide eastwards across the
Funk Island Bank tonight and out of the marine district Saturday.

Strong to gale force southwesterlies east of the trough give way to
strong to gale force northerlies to its west. Winds will diminish
below gale force over most waters tonight and over the Funk Island
Bank Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

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