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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon then backing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Flurries ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this morning.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6350W to
Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6255W
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 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 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 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southeastern Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will move
southeastward across the Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank later
today and into tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop over northern waters later today as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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