Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this evening then increasing to north 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northeast 25 Saturday morning.
A few showers ending late overnight.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 5930W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 988 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located southeast
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today building ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:27 PM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will track rapidly
northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland tonight. A trough will
hang back behind the low and slide eastwards across the Funk Island
Bank tonight and out of the marine district Saturday.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies east of the low and trough give
way to strong to gale force northerlies to their west. Winds will
diminish below gale force over most waters tonight and over the Funk
Island Bank Saturday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern 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
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