Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to north 30 near noon then diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 4 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 1:38 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 950 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 12 December 2018 A low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will continue to
rapidly intensify as it crosses the Grand Banks this afternoon and
tonight. Gale to storm force east to northeasterlies will spread
across southern and eastern waters ahead of the low today then 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, shifting to hurricane force
northerlies over the Eastern Grand Banks before morning on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks and Northern Grand Banks.
Storm warnings are in effect for East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, Funk Island Bank and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for South Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.

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
Bank.

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