South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2014

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning and to southeast 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 35 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Friday and to southwest 15 Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning near noon changing to a few showers Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6015W to 5850N 6120W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 994 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system over Southwestern Nova Scotia is forecast to
intensify and track northeastward to lie near Prince Edward Island by
later this morning, then cross Eastern Newfoundland on Friday
morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over
southern waters ahead of this system today. On Friday, strong to gale
force southwesterlies will develop south of the low and strong to
gale force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, the Northern
Grand Banks, and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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