Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning then diminishing to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 25 overnight and to southeast 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending near noon. Snow beginning Wednesday morning and changing to rain near noon Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday evening.
Risk of freezing spray this morning.
Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 rising to plus 3 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 03:00 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 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
At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 984 mb located over
At 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 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, Gulf - Port au Port, and Belle Isle
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
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- 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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