Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 December 2023
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning and to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.
Flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Temperatures near plus 2.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4548N 6308W to Prince
Edward Island near 4608N 6314W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4644N 6424W
to 4827N 6405W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice
Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4845N 6751W to 4951N 6624W
to Anticosti Island near 4945N 6414W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4952N 6343W to
5002N 6322W to 4952N 6128W to 5001N 5941W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 8 December 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5345N 5345W to 5600N 5345W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W to 5850N 4540W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot StraitIssued 3:30 PM AST 08 December 2023
'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 3:30 PM AST 8 December 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 942 mb located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday departing low 964 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:00 PM AST 8 December 2023 A departing low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland is giving
gale force northeasterlies over eastern and northern waters.
Winds will diminish tonight into Saturday as a ridge moves in from
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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