Northeast Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning and to southeast 35 to 45 near noon and locally gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 this evening with gusts to 50 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay tonight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Friday.

Rain and fog patches today and early this evening. Flurries beginning Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 this morning then falling to minus 1 Friday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 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 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 987 mb located over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 983 mb located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system approaching from the southwest will
track over Southwestern Newfoundland early this afternoon then across
the Northeast Coast this evening. The low will then turn
northwestward and move across the Labrador Sea on Friday. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterlies in its wake. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will persist on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, and South Coast. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised to prepare for higher than normal
water levels during high tide today along the South Coast to the west
of the Burin Peninsula and along the west coast from the Port au Port
Peninsula southward. The combination of storm surge and high waves
and pounding surf have the potential to cause minor coastal flooding
or infrastructure damage. Please monitor future forecasts for updated

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