Northeast Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to east 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow beginning early Wednesday morning changing to rain near noon Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray late this morning.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 rising to plus 3 Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning and to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots veering to north 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2017

'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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 984 mb located over
New England.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 12 December 2017 A trough of low pressure will track through the Labrador Sea today,
weakening as it moves to lie east of the marine district tonight.
Gale force westerlies over northern waters will gradually diminish
through the day today behind this feature.

On Wednesday gale force southeasterlies will spread over most waters
as a low pressure system approaches from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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