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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 to 45 late overnight then increasing to west 45 to 55 Monday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 10 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 35 to 45 in the morning and to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5040N 5755W to
Newfoundland near 4840N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Strait of Belle Isle.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NST 15 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Strait of Belle Isle will slowly
track northward across the marine district tonight before departing
into the Labrador Sea Monday morning. 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, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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