Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 30 early this morning and to southeast 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning then diminishing to south 20 Thursday evening.
Snow beginning early this morning changing to rain near noon and ending Thursday morning. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 rising to plus 4 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
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 12 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 03:00 AM 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 984 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 963 mb located over western Labrador.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low located southwest of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system over Maine will move to lie over
Western Labrador tonight, then remain nearly stationary on Thursday.
Gale force southeasterlies will spread over most waters today ahead
of the low, and shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its
On Thursday a second low approaching from the southwest will track
over the Southwestern Grand Banks in the evening. Southerly gales are
expected ahead of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
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 - northern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half
- 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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