Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 December 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 35 to 45 knots with gusts to 55 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 near noon then increasing to northwest 45 Saturday morning except northwest 25 to 35 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.
Flurries changing to periods of rain this afternoon and ending Saturday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 3 this afternoon.
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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
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5400W to 5630N 5400W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM 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 10:00 AM NST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 940 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain
quasi-stationary east of the marine district throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force north to westerlies will persist over
all waters today and tonight. On Saturday, winds over eastern waters
will increase to gale to storm force northwesterlies while winds over
western waters begin to diminish.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.
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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