Issued 08:00 PM NST 12 December 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind northeast 30 knots backing to north 25 late overnight then to northwest 20 Thursday morning.
Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending Thursday evening.
Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 5 to zero Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6215W to 4630N
6145W to 4705N 6400W to 4845N 6355W to 4920N 6450W to 4925N 6645W to
5010N 6520W to 4830N 6205W to 5055N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5010N
5735W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Open water except 4 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 8:00 PM NST 12 December 2018
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 12 December 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 956 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 955 mb located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:49 PM NST 12 December 2018 An intense low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
continue to deepen as it keeps tracking to the northeast tonight.
Gale to storm force east to northeasterlies ahead of the low will
shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies tonight in its
wake. Storm to hurricane force southwesterlies can be expected over
the Southeastern Grand Banks this evening, before shifting to
hurricane force northerlies over the Eastern Grand Banks overnight.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Storm warnings are in effect for East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for South
Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Belle Isle Bank and
Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- 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 - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- 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
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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