Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2016
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon then increasing to east 20 Monday evening.
Flurries ending Monday morning. Snow beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 3 to zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5035N 5920W to 5115N 5750W
to 5105N 5720W to 5040N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5035N 5725W. Sea
ice north and east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4830N 6415W to 4645N
6435W to New Brunswick near 4610N 6355W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5045N 5200W to 5500N 5300W to 6000N 5900W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 11 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 3:00 AM NST 11 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 959 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 971 mb located over
At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:50 AM NST 11 December 2016 An intense and slow-moving low pressure system northeast of the
district will maintain strong to gale force northwesterlies over most
waters today and tonight. Winds will subside over most waters on
Monday as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Gulf waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- 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
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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