Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 November 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Hurricane force wind warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.
Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots and locally gusts to 75 along the coast late this morning. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight and to northwest 20 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.
Snow ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures zero to plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5415N 5800W to
Newfoundland 5420N 5755W.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5755N 6200W to 6010N
6410W to Newfoundland 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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
East CoastIssued 2:46 PM NST 15 November 2018 Higher than normal water levels are expected or occurring.
A powerful low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will continue to move slowly eastward today and tonight.
Higher than normal water levels due to storm surge combined with large waves and pounding surf are expected today from White Bay to Cape Race. Beach erosion and damage to coastal infrastructure are possible, especially along northwest facing coastlines.
Conditions are expected to improve as the tide falls this afternoon and the low pulls away.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
East CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 15 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 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 948 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 958 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located over the Gulf of
At 8:00 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 988 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 15 November 2018 A powerful low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will move to
lie south of Greenland overnight. Storm to hurricane force west to
northwesterlies will gradually diminish to gale to storm force today.
Winds will diminish over western waters overnight and elsewhere on
Friday as the low moves further away.
A second low approaching from the Maritimes late Friday will spread
gale force southeasterlies over southwestern waters Friday evening.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind 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 except the Gulf waters where gale
warnings are in effect.
A freezing spray warning is in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.
Marine interests are further advised that a high water level warning
is in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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