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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 near midnight then diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers ending near midnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4910N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5740W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 988 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system northeast of the Belle Isle Bank will track
rapidly northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland tonight.
A trough will hang back behind the low and slide eastwards across the
Funk Island Bank tonight and out of the marine district Saturday.

Strong to gale force southwesterlies east of the trough give way to
strong to gale force northerlies to its west. Winds will diminish
below gale force over most waters tonight and over the Funk Island
Bank Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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

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