Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 50 knots diminishing to southwest 40 early this morning and to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 30 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Friday evening.

A few showers or a few flurries ending near noon. Rain or snow beginning this afternoon and changing to flurries overnight.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Monday Wind westerly 20 knots diminishing to variable 15.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 966 mb located over
southwestern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 957 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 996 mb located southeast of the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 991 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday high 1021 mb located west of Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday high 1017 mb located west of Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system over Southwestern Labrador will move
over Northern Labrador by Friday morning. Gale force west to
southwest winds across the district are still expected to
occasionally reach storm force this morning over eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Cabot Strait.

A second low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes will
quickly move across the slope waters this afternoon before tracking
across Laurentian Fan this evening. Gales are expected around the
second low however a brief period of southerly storm force winds is
possible over the slope waters depending on the track and intensity
of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Cabot Strait.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and

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