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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots and locally gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast early this morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 near noon then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 45 to 55 Monday morning.

Rain and fog patches changing to showers this afternoon then to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to minus 4 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening and to 6 to 8 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 35 to 45 in the morning and to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

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)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 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 3:00 AM NST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough located over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM NST 15 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will slowly
track northward across the marine district today. Strong to gale
force east to southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force south to southwesterlies in its wake.

A second trough will approach from the west on Monday. Strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies will increase to gale to storm force
westerlies overnight and Monday with this feature.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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