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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots with gusts to 65 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to south 30 late overnight then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 14 December 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 3 near noon Sunday. Seas building to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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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

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 3:30 PM AST 14 December 2019

'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 14 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today warm front located from Cape Cod to
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing warm front located on a line
east-west over Anticosti Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 PM AST 14 December 2019 A low pressure system centered over New England will move northeast
and lie over Western Labrador by Sunday evening. The warm front
extending east from the low will move north across the marine
district tonight and lie over Anticosti early Sunday morning. Strong
to gale force southerlies will continue as the low tracks into
Labrador.

The cold front from the low will extend south to Cape Cod this
evening and will move east to Banquereau by Sunday afternoon. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of it will veer to storm force
southwesterlies for Anticosti and gale force west to southwesterlies
elsewhere in the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon on
Sunday.

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