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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 35 this afternoon and locally gusts to 45 along the coast tonight. Wind becoming south 25 to 35 Wednesday morning then becoming west 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 35 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning near noon changing to flurries Wednesday evening. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Saturday Wind south 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4920N 6720W to 4920N 6705W to
Quebec near 5015N 6550W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W 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 12 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 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 990 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 12 November 2019 A weakening trough of low pressure north of the Labrador Sea will
cause strong to gale force westerlies to persist over the Belle Isle
Bank into this afternoon.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest today will move
to lie over the Quebec Lower North Shore by Wednesday morning.
Strong to gale force east to northeasterly winds will develop today
over Gulf waters ahead of the low. Otherwise, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop over southern waters this afternoon and
spread elsewhere throughout the forecast period. Winds will begin to
shift to gale force west to southwesterlies over the Gulf waters late
on Wednesday in the wake of the low.

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

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