Northeast Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to south 20 early this evening and to variable 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday morning and to northwest 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 50 Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to showers or flurries and fog patches near noon then to snow Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind west 50 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4800N 5315W to 4835N 5255W
to 4940N 5340W to 5005N 5525W to 5345N 5500W to 5620N 5955W to 5800N
5910W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2018

'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 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 976 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 973 mb located over Funk Island

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 18 December 2018 A low pressure system stalled over the Cabot Strait will begin moving
eastward and cross Southeastern Newfoundland tonight. The low will
again stall northeast of Newfoundland on Wednesday and deepen.

A swath of gale force southeasterlies to northeasterlies across most
of the district today ahead of the low will diminish to moderate to
strong southerlies over most waters. Winds will reintensify to gale
force west to northwesterlies tonight into Wednesday behind the low
and further increase to storm force over the Northeast Coast late

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

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