Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 knots increasing to south 50 early this morning then veering to westerly 40 to 50 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 near noon and to northwest 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending early this morning with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming westerly 25.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 November 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 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 984 mb located near Halifax.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today low 976 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 983 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located over the Gulf
of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:08 AM AST 23 November 2017 A low pressure system currently near Halifax will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward into the Gulf of St. Lawrence
this morning. Gale to storm force southerlies will continue to spread
eastward ahead of this low with a quick shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies behind it. These northwesterlies will begin to
diminish over western waters this morning but will remain strong over
northeasternmost waters until this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen -
eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests in the northern part of Cabot Strait are also
advised to prepare for higher than normal water levels today
During high tide along the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland from a
combination of storm surge and high waves and pounding surf.
These conditions have the potential to cause minor coastal flooding
or infrastructure damage.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.
Sunday..Winds westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30
knots by the afternoon.
Monday..Winds northwesterly 25 knots.
Tuesday..Winds northwesterly 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15
to 20 knots in the afternoon.

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