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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight then veering to south 35 Sunday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 December 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of the coast. 

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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 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice in sheltered bays along parts of
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NST 14 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 14 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Prince Edward Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:05 PM NST 14 December 2019 A trough of low pressure approaching from the southwest will slowly
track northward across the marine district tonight and Sunday. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to gale
force south to southwesterlies in its wake.

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

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