Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 this afternoon then diminishing to north 25 near noon Sunday.
Showers changing to flurries Sunday afternoon.
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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 03:00 AM NST 03 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 3:00 AM NST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 985 mb located over the southern
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line east-west
over the South Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating trough from low located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line east-west
over southern Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM NST 3 December 2016 A low pressure system just south of Newfoundland will continue very
slowly southeastward to lie over the Southern Grand Banks by this
evening. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds the wake of this
system will persist until this evening over western waters and
continue into Sunday over southern waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, 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 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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