Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to east 25 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Saturday morning.
Rain changing to a few showers 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 10:00 AM 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 10:00 AM NST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located near Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 988 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from Cape Breton Island to
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland extending eastward.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM NST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system near Cape Breton Island will approach
Newfoundland today and continue very slowly eastward to lie south of
the Burin Peninsula overnight. Strong to gale force east or
southeasterly winds are forecast over southwestern waters ahead of
this system today. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
northeasterly tonight and persist throughout the day on Saturday.
A trough of low pressure extending eastward from the low will sweep
across the Grand Banks today. Strong to gale force westerly winds are
forecast for the Southern Grand Banks behind this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and
the Southern 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 - northeastern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southwestern half
- 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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