Northeast Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 35 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southeast 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow beginning late overnight changing to showers Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 rising to plus 2 Tuesday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 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)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 December 2018

'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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 996 mb located northeast of
Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 974 mb located over Cape Breton

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 17 December 2018 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today to lie
over Cape Breton Island by early Tuesday morning. The low will slowly
move northeastward on Tuesday to lie over the Southwest Coast by
Tuesday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop
over southern waters this evening ahead of the low and spread
northward throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank and the Grand Banks.

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