Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Hurricane force wind warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55 early this afternoon then veering to northwest 55 this evening and locally gusts to 65 along the coast. Wind becoming northwest 55 to 65 late overnight and locally gusts to 75 along the coast overnight and Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 Thursday afternoon.
Rain changing to snow this afternoon and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
High water level warning in effect
Northeast CoastIssued 11:20 AM NST 14 November 2018 Higher than normal water levels are expected or occurring.
A low pressure system in the Gulf of St. Lawrence will rapidly deepen as it moves northeastward today.
Higher than normal water levels due to storm surge combined with large waves and pounding surf are expected overnight Wednesday and Thursday morning from White Bay to Cape Race. Conditions will be at their worst near high tide on Thursday morning. Beach erosion and damage to coastal infrastructure are possible, especially along northwest facing coastlines.
Water levels are expected to gradually subside Thursday afternoon and into Thursday evening.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2018
'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 977 mb located north of the
Port au Port Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 958 mb located near the
Great Northern Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 944 mb located over northeastern
Funk Island Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:49 AM NST 14 November 2018 A low pressure system just north of the Port au Port Peninsula will
rapidly deepen as it moves northeastward today. This low will be a
very intense storm as it crosses the Funk Island Bank this evening.
Gale force southeasterly winds will continue to spread across eastern
and northeastern waters ahead of the low today then veer to storm to
hurricane force west to northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane warnings are in effect
for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.
Marine interests are further advised that a high water level warning
is in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- 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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