Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 December 2014
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 knots with gusts to 50 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight and to west 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Friday afternoon.
Rain and fog patches ending Friday morning.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to 5135N 5520W to 5100N 5540W to northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5155N 5555W to 5200N 5410W to 5305N 5355W to 5500N 5430W to 5555N 5700W to 5700N 6000W to 5725N 5805W to 5800N 5825W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 25 December 2014
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 25 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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 25 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Gulf of
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday departing trough located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:56 PM NST 25 December 2014 A trough of low pressure associated with an intense low pressure
system will move across the Gulf of St Lawrence tonight and across
Newfoundland Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of this feature will shift to strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies over western waters on Friday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Funk Island Bank - southeastern half and the Grand
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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