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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 this afternoon and to south 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Saturday.

Showers changing to rain this evening then to flurries Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 4 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 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 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice west and northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 November 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 10:00 AM NST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located near New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM NST 15 November 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west today before
crossing Newfoundland tonight. Gale force southerlies will develop
ahead of this feature this afternoon and will spread across all
waters tonight and Saturday. Winds will shift to gale force west to
northwesterlies on Saturday in the wake of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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