Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 December 2017
Tonight and Sunday.
Hurricane force wind warning in effect.
Wind north 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 55 to 65 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 Sunday afternoon.
Snow or rain ending near midnight. Flurries overnight and Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 16 December 2017
'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are 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 3:30 PM NST 16 December 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 970 mb located 80 miles south of the
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 955 mb located south of Greenland.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 966 mb located over northwestern
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday dissipating low located over southern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:19 PM NST 16 December 2017 A intensifying low pressure system just south of the Avalon Peninsula
at forecast time will pass just southeast of the Avalon this evening
and then move to lie northeast of the marine district overnight.
North of the low, gale to storm force northeasterlies will shift to
gale to storm force northwesterlies. To its south, gale to storm
force southerlies will veer to storm to hurricane force west to
northwesterlies. Winds will diminish to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies by Sunday morning.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for the South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Funk Island Bank and the
Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Gulf - Port
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- 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
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern 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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