East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NST 09 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.
Periods of rain ending this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5039N 5607W to 5102N 5505W
to 5348N 5518W to 5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice
west 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)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM NST 09 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 10:00 AM NST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 960 mb located east
of the Marine District.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:46 AM NST 9 December 2023 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will remain nearly
stationary before finally departing to the east late Sunday. Gale to
storm force northwesterlies will gradually diminish to strong to gale
force northwesterlies today. Winds will further diminish through
Sunday as a ridge moves in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half and
Marine interests are also advised that large waves, pounding surf and
higher than normal water levels are possible during high tide early
this evening along portions of the East Coast and Northeast Coast
from Cape St. Francis to Cape St. John.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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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