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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 25 late this afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind veering to west 45 Monday morning.

Showers changing to flurries near midnight. Fog patches dissipating this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Monday.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 5 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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 Gulf

Issued 3:30 PM NST 15 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 Gulf

Issued 3:30 PM NST 15 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 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM NST 15 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will slowly track
northward overnight before departing into the Labrador Sea Monday
morning. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies ahead of the
trough will shift to strong to gale force south to southwesterlies in
its wake.

A second trough will approach from the west on Monday. Strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies will increase to gale to storm force
westerlies overnight and Monday with this feature.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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