East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this evening then veering to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning and to south 50 Thursday evening and locally gusts to 60 along the coast.
Periods of rain and fog patches ending late overnight. Rain and fog patches beginning Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5535W to 5305N 5520W
to 5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 3:30 PM NST 13 December 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 974 mb located over the
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 965 mb located over western Labrador.
At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 994 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:15 PM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will
move to lie over Western Labrador tonight, then remain nearly
stationary on Thursday. Gale force southeasterlies will continue to
spread eastward tonight, and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.
On Thursday a second low approaching from the southwest will track
over the South Coast of Newfoundland in the evening. Gale to storm
force southerlies are expected ahead of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast and East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
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