Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 knots except west 15 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5545W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to Labrador near 5425N 5750W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5800W to 5535N
5940W to Labrador near 5745N 6145W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5900N 6310W to 5910N
6305W to 6020N 6410W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.
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)
South 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 - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- 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 half
- 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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