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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Wind south 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late this evening then becoming northwest 15 late Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late Friday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to a few flurries late Friday morning. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 December 2014
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning then building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

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 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 992 mb located over western Prince
Edward Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM AST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system over Western Prince Edward Island will slowly
track northeast to lie over Newfoundland by Friday morning. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Chaleur-Miscou,
and Anticosti.

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