Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 December 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 30 Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 30 Saturday afternoon.
Showers beginning late overnight and ending Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5530W to 5345N
5535W to 5600N 5945W to 5715N 6045W to 5800N 5910W then eastward.
Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5030N 5500W to 5130N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 14 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 SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 14 December 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 956 mb located east of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 956 mb located east of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over western Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over eastern Newfoundland.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today high located south of the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing high located southeast of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:25 PM NST 14 December 2018 A low pressure system east of Greenland will continue to track
northeastwards tonight. Gale force northwesterlies will diminish to
strong westerlies over eastern waters this evening as the low
An approaching trough will cross Newfoundland on Saturday. Strong to
gale force west to southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake late in the
day on Saturday.
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- 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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