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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 near midnight then veering to northwest 20 near noon Saturday.

Flurries.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts in the extreme western 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 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4630N 6440W to 4850N
6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5720W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts in the
extreme western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 6 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1012 mb located near
Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1009 mb located over LaHave Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system near Cape Cod will intensify as it tracks
eastward across the southern marine district tonight and Saturday
morning, reaching Banquereau by Saturday afternoon. Gale force
southwesterly winds south of the low will shift to strong
northwesterlies in its wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day Saturday
bringing freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau -
southeastern half, and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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