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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 this evening and locally gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast tonight. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 near noon Sunday.

Flurries changing to rain and fog patches this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 4 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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 - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 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 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 14 December 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the southwest today and
will slowly track northward across the marine district tonight and
Sunday. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to
gale force south to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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