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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to north 20 near noon. Wind increasing to west 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to west 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning and to southwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain or snow and fog patches beginning this morning changing to showers or flurries this evening then to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in flurries.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 5 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon and to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 November 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5230N 4915W to 5430N 4915W to 5830N 5700W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2023

'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 NST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 997 mb located southwest
of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 979 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NST 29 November 2023 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will continue to track
northeastward to lie over the Labrador Sea by this afternoon. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force southwesterlies in its wake, further diminishing as it
tracks northeastward.

A developing low pressure system south of the Laurentian Fan will
track northeastward today and rapidly intensify. It is expected to
pass east of the Avalon Peninsula this evening and move north of the
district on Thursday morning. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Belle Isle Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for the Strait of Belle
Isle, South Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, and Funk
Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half and Belle Isle Bank.

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