South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind becoming southwest 35 to 45 late overnight then increasing to south 50 Thursday evening and locally gusts to 60 along the coast.

Rain and fog patches ending late overnight. Rain and fog patches beginning Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 5 to 7 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind south 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 968 mb located north of
the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 959 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 994 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system north of the Gaspé Peninsula will
move to lie over Northern Labrador by Thursday evening. Gale force
southeasterlies over all waters ahead of the low's cold front shift
to gale force southwesterlies over most waters 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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