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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 December 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 near midnight then veering to west 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming southwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers changing to rain this evening and ending Wednesday morning. Showers Wednesday evening. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 December 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 December 2020
Thursday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6645W to 4845N 6200W to
5015N 5915W to Quebec near 5045N 5900W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 1 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5045N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Georges Bank

Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 December 2020

'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 3:30 PM AST 1 December 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 992 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1000 mb located over northern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 PM AST 1 December 2020 A low pressure system over Southern Quebec will continue to track
slowly northward tonight. Southerly gales over western and northern
waters will slowly diminish.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope - western
half, Cabot Strait - northern half, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the southwest lobster fishery.

For lfa34.

Wednesday...Winds southwesterly 15 knots increasing to southwest 15
to 20 in the afternoon and to 20 to 25 in the evening. Seas 3 to 4
metres subsiding to near 3 metres near noon and to 2 metres in the
evening.

Thursday..Winds southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in
the morning. Seas near 2 metres.

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