Fourchu

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeasterly 25 to 30 knots this morning and to northwest 30 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Snow or rain beginning early this morning changing to a few flurries near noon.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Sunday.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 December 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

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
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4700W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 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 AST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 996 mb located south of
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 962 mb located east of
the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 16 December 2017 A low pressure system south of Georges Bank will deepen today as it
rapidly moves across Laurentian Fan near noon to lie east of
Newfoundland this evening. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
developing ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish later today as the
low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - eastern half, Banquereau - southeastern half and
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, Sable -
western half and eastern shore - western half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: