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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 near midnight. Wind veering to west 30 late overnight then increasing to west 35 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to rain or freezing rain near noon and ending this evening. Flurries overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon. Freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to plus 2 near midnight then falling to minus 15 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths new ice except consolidated grey ice in the southwestern section. 

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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

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice except consolidated grey ice in the southwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lake Melville

Issued 04:00 AM NST 10 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 4:00 AM NST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the East
Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 978 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM NST 10 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will move northward tonight and
develop into a low over the Labrador coast this afternoon. The low
will continue to deepen as it moves to lie over the Labrador Sea this
evening then slowly moves eastward on Wednesday. Strong to gale force
east to southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low and shift to
gale to storm force westerly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea and
Northwest Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Labrador Sea.

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