Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 this afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 late overnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low located southwest of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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
wake.

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
waters.

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