Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 late this afternoon and to west 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 30 late Saturday morning and to northerly 35 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.
A few flurries ending near noon. Snow or rain beginning late overnight and changing to a few flurries Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 2 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 10:00 AM AST 15 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 976 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 959 mb located east of the Avalon
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:48 AM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of this system early Friday morning then shift to
gale to storm force westerlies behind it. Winds will diminish to
strong to gale force northwesterlies late on Friday as the low moves
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - southeastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher
and southwestern shore.
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
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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