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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots this morning and to west 45 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Flurries beginning this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Friday morning.

Temperatures zero becoming minus 5 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon and to southeast 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
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

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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 03:00 AM NST 12 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 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 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough from low located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located over Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM NST 12 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will cause
gale to storm force westerlies to persist over the Belle Isle Bank
through the forecast period.

A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will slowly track
eastward and exit the marine district later today. Gale force
southwesterlies can be expected ahead of the trough today.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the district today and
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected over most
waters to the south of and behind this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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