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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming south 15 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow or rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6015N
6400W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
then northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NST 13 December 2019 A trough over the South Labrador Sea will move southeastward across
the northern marine district today. Gale force westerlies over
northeastern waters will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies as the trough passes. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.

A second trough will approach from the west on Saturday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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