East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 35 to 45 knots increasing to west 45 to 55 this evening then diminishing to west 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.
Showers changing to flurries this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures plus 5 falling to zero overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. Sea ice
southwest then west of the ice edge.
Open water except 1 tenth new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 05:21 AM NST 16 December 2019
'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 3:00 AM NST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located east of the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NST 16 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will depart into the
Labrador Sea this morning. Winds will be strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.
A second trough over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move west today.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will increase to gale to
storm force westerlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- 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
- 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
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- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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