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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Rain and fog patches Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 13 December 2019 A trough east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move southeastward
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over
northeastern waters in its wake. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.

A second trough will approach from the southwest on Saturday. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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