Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 this morning then increasing to variable 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 30 Friday morning.
Showers beginning near noon changing to flurries Friday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1 rising to plus 3 this morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 980 mb located east of Belle
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 983 mb located east of Belle
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 992 mb located over
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:56 AM NST 8 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind the low over northern waters will diminish
A second low will approach from the southwest tonight, tracking just
southeast of the Avalon Peninsula early Friday morning. The low will
then intensify as it tracks northeastward across Funk Island Bank on
Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the low while strong to gale force southwest to westerlies are
expected in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- 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
- 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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