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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 Friday morning then diminishing to west 15 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.

Rain changing to scattered showers this evening then to flurries near midnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 10 falling to zero near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 01 December 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 December 2022
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 25.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5149N 5612W to 5130N 5500W to 5130N 5330W to 5230N 5300W to
5400N 5315W to 5815N 5630W to 6000N 5310W to 5825N 4700W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 December 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 1 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 1 December 2022 An intense trough of low pressure will depart the district later this
afternoon. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of this trough shift
and diminish to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Winds will further diminish on Friday as a ridge of high pressure
approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and
Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery, lfa34.

Saturday...Winds southwest 20 knots increasing to southerly 35 in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 3 metres late in the day.

Sunday...Winds west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the
afternoon then light in the evening. Seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 2
metres late in the day.

Monday...Winds light. Seas near 1 metre.

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