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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots veering to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

Anticosti - northern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Anticosti - southern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Saturday morning then building to 3 Saturday evening.

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 30 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15.
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. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 8:00 PM AST 06 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 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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