Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near noon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Sunday morning then becoming south 10 to 15 Sunday evening.
Scattered showers or scattered flurries early this morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4548N 6308W to Prince
Edward Island near 4608N 6314W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4644N 6424W
to 4827N 6405W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice
Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4845N 6751W to 4951N 6624W
to Anticosti Island near 4945N 6414W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4952N 6343W to
5002N 6322W to 4952N 6128W to 5001N 5941W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5345W to 5600N 5345W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 09 December 2023
'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 3:00 AM NST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 952 mb located east
of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Ungava Bay to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:46 AM NST 9 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain nearly
stationary today and tonight before finally departing to the east
late Sunday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters
will increase to gale to storm force this morning, while strong to
gale force northwesterlies over western waters will gradually
diminish. Winds will diminish over all waters through Sunday as a
ridge moves in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that large waves, pounding surf and
higher than normal water levels are possible during high tide this
morning and again early this evening along portions of the East Coast
and Northeast Coast from Cape St. Francis to Cape St. John.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- 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 - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- 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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