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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this evening. Wind veering to south 35 late overnight then to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 35 knots increasing to west 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. 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
Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
Anticosti
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 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
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 14 December 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the southwest today and
will slowly track northward across the marine district tonight and
Sunday. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to
gale force south to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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