Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this morning and to southeast 45 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon.
Periods of rain. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating near midnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 13 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 NST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 984 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 963 mb located over western Labrador.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low located southwest of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system over Maine will move to lie over
Western Labrador tonight, then remain nearly stationary on Thursday.
Gale force southeasterlies will spread over most waters today ahead
of the low, and shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its
On Thursday a second low approaching from the southwest will track
over the Southwestern Grand Banks in the evening. Southerly gales are
expected ahead of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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
- 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
- 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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