Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 late this afternoon and to west 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 30 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northerly 35 near noon Saturday then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.
A few flurries ending near noon. Snow or rain beginning overnight and changing to a few flurries Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 2 Saturday evening.
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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)
FourchuIssued 03:00 AM AST 15 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 3:00 AM AST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 976 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 959 mb located east of the Avalon
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:47 AM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over southeasternmost waters ahead of this system early
Friday morning then shift to gale to storm force westerlies behind
it. Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies late
in the day Friday as the low moves away from the district.
Marine interests are advised storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - southeastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher
and southwestern shore.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern 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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