Northeast Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning then diminishing to south 20 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending Thursday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 after midnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5535W to 5305N 5520W
to 5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W 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 8:00 PM NST 13 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 3:00 AM NST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located southwest of Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 959 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 960 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system just southwest of Labrador will move
to lie over Northern Labrador this evening where it will meander
tonight into Friday. A second low pressure system will approach from
the southwest later today. This fast moving low will rapidly
intensify as it crosses the Avalon Peninsula after midnight then
accelerates towards the Labrador Sea on Friday. The two lows will
merge over the Labrador Sea Friday night.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of a trough associated with the
Labrador low shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.
Storm force southerlies will develop this evening to the east of the
second low as it crosses the district. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies can be expected over most waters on Friday in the
wake of both lows.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

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

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