South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 20 after midnight then increasing to southeast 30 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 late Friday morning.

Showers changing to flurries Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 08 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday intensifying low 992 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday intensifying low 965 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 PM NST 8 December 2016 A low will approach from the southwest tonight, tracking over the
Eastern Avalon Peninsula early Friday morning. The low will then
intensify as it tracks northeastward across Funk Island Bank on
Friday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are expected ahead of the
low while gale to storm force southwest to westerlies are expected in
its wake over eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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