Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 December 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind becoming west 25 early this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 Thursday morning and to northeast 35 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to north 40 to 50 Thursday evening.
Flurries changing to snow Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 4 to minus 1 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5227N 5538W to 5325N
5531W to 5406N 5705W to Labrador near 5430N 5724W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5439N 5727W to 5502N
5753W to 5538N 5958W to 5718N 6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near
6014N 6422W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5550W to 5200N 5430W to 5245N 5000W to 5500N 4900W to
5745N 5715W to 6120N 5900W to 6205N 5355W to 5940N 4815W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 08 December 2021
'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 10:00 AM NST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 952 mb located over central
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 970 mb located southeast
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located southeast
of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 966 mb located northeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over the Northeast Coast
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:07 AM NST 8 December 2021 A very intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will
slowly weaken as it tracks eastward to lie southeast of Greenland
tonight. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies to the south of
the low will gradually diminish today and tonight.
Another low pressure system will rapidly intensify as it approaches
from the southwest tonight. The low will track across the
Southeastern Avalon Peninsula Thursday afternoon as a major fall
storm. Gale force easterlies to northerlies ahead of the low and gale
force southerlies to its east will shift to gale to storm force
westerlies to northerlies in its wake. Hurricane force
southwesterlies can be expected over the Southern Grand Banks later
Thursday south of the low.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for the Southern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect
for Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank and the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are further advised to prepare for potentially
dangerous and damaging high waves, pounding surf, and higher than
normal water levels along the northeast and east coasts of
Newfoundland Thursday afternoon through Thursday night.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- 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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