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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 20 after midnight then increasing to south 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 45 to 55 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow or rain beginning near midnight becoming rain Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 5 to 7 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 1 tenth 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 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W 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 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 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)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 09 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 9 December 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
northern Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating trough located over southeastern
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 9 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will dissipate
this evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will weaken
tonight.

A second trough of low pressure will approach from the west and move
over Gulf waters early Tuesday. Gale to storm force south to
southwesterlies will develop south of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

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