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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming south 15 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow or rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6015N
6400W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
then northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NST 13 December 2019 A trough over the South Labrador Sea will move southeastward across
the northern marine district today. Gale force westerlies over
northeastern waters will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies as the trough passes. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.

A second trough will approach from the west on Saturday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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