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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening then backing to west 20 to 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 40 to 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4630N 6440W to 4850N
6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5720W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located over LaHave Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1005 mb located over
Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system over LaHave Bank will intensify as it tracks
eastward across the southern marine district today. The low will move
to lie east of Newfoundland by evening. Gale force southwesterly
winds south of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies in its
wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day today bringing
freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau -
southeastern half, and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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