Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 December 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 25 early this evening then increasing to south 50 late this evening with gusts to 60 except northwest 25 over western sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Friday morning.
Rain and fog patches beginning this evening changing to a few showers or flurries late overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
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 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)
South CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 14 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 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 963 mb located over
At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located south of
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 960 mb located over southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:14 PM NST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system over Northern Labrador will slowly
meander tonight into Friday. A second, fast moving low pressure
system south of Nova Scotia will rapidly intensify as it crosses the
Avalon Peninsula after midnight then accelerates towards the Labrador
Sea on Friday. The two lows will merge over the Labrador Sea Friday
Over northwestern waters, strong to gale force southwesterlies will
persist tonight. Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force
southwesterlies will increase to storm force southerlies this evening
to the east of the second low. Gale to storm force southwesterlies
can be expected over most waters on Friday in the wake of both lows.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - northwestern half
- East Scotian Slope - southeastern half
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern 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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