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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 this evening and to south 35 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 45 Tuesday morning then diminishing to west 25 to 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain tonight and Tuesday. Fog patches forming near noon Tuesday and dissipating Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 05 December 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2021
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5530N 4930W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 6 December 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 999 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday low 963 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday cold front from low located from the
Gaspe Peninsula to the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday cold front from low located from
Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from the Gaspe Peninsula to
East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:35 AM AST 6 December 2021 A low pressure system over the Great Lakes will intensify as it
tracks northeastward to lie over Quebec this evening and the Labrador
Sea Tuesday afternoon. An associated cold front will move eastward
across the marine district tonight and throughout the day on Tuesday.
Gale to near storm force southerly winds ahead of the front will
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Chaleur-Miscou and

In addition, a high water level warning is in effect for Chaleur -
Miscou. Very large perigean spring tides will coincide with storm
surge to produce coastal flooding levels 30 to 50 centimetres above
the high tide, near 5:30 PM ADT this afternoon. The risk is mainly
for the Western Bay of Chaleur, as well as the east side of the
Acadian Peninsula, especially near le goulet. The storm surge will
be slightly lower for the Acadian East Coast, but they will have
similar flooding levels due to some light to moderate waves
approaching from the southeast.

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