Issued 09:30 PM NST 08 December 2023
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.
Periods of snow or rain ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 9 tenths new ice
including 4 tenths grey ice in the southern section.
Warnings (In effect)
Lake MelvilleIssued 9:30 PM NST 08 December 2023
'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 9:30 PM NST 8 December 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 947 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.
At 4:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching ridge located from Ungava
Bay to New England.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain nearly
stationary throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
northeast to northwesterlies will persist tonight and diminish
Saturday as a ridge begins to move in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Labrador Sea - northwestern half.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- 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
- 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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