Issued 10:00 AM AST 14 December 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to west 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 30 near noon Friday and to southwest 20 Friday evening.
A few showers or a few flurries ending near noon. Rain or snow beginning this afternoon and changing to flurries late overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
SableIssued 10:00 AM AST 14 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 10:00 AM AST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 962 mb located over western
At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 996 mb located southwest of Georges
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 991 mb located over
At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday high located west of Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday high located west of Georges Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM AST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system over Western Labrador will move over
Northern Labrador by Friday morning. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies will persist over northern and eastern waters today.
Winds will remain gale force over northern waters for most of the day
A second low pressure system will quickly move across the slope
waters this afternoon before tracking across Laurentian Fan this
evening. Gales are expected around the second low however a brief
period of southerly storm force winds is possible over the slope
waters depending on the track and intensity of this low.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Georges Bank-southern half, West Scotian Slope-southern half, eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan
and all waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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
- 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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