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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 12 December 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots backing to west 35 to 45 late overnight then becoming west 35 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to west 25 Friday evening.

Flurries ending Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of the coast. 

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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 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 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

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 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 8:00 PM NST 12 December 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 971 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over central Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located over Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NST 12 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will cause
gale to storm force westerlies to persist over the Belle Isle Bank
through the forecast period.

Meanwhile, a fast-moving trough of low pressure over Central
Newfoundland will move to lie east of the district by Friday morning.
Strong to gale force westerlies are expected over all waters to the
south of and behind this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. 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 the Southern Grand Banks.

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