Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 near noon Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2017

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4630W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 959 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 975 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today dissipating low located over southern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located west of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will continue
northeastward today to lie east of Greenland by Monday morning.
A ridge of high pressure will approach the district from the west on
Monday. Gale to storm force northwesterlies in the immediate wake of
the low diminish to strong to gale force between the two features.
Winds diminish to moderate to strong in the vicinity of the ridge on
Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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