Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2017
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 this evening then veering to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.
Flurries ending near noon Tuesday.
Risk of freezing spray overnight and Tuesday morning.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 Tuesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 11 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 3:30 PM NST 11 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located northeast of Belle Isle
At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1011 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday dissipating low 1019 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM NST 11 December 2017 A trough of low pressure will continue to track southward across the
Labrador Sea tonight then weaken as it moves away on Tuesday.
Gale force westerlies over northern waters will gradually diminish
through the forecast period.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- 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 - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- 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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