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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 30 knots except northwest 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 near noon Thursday.

Flurries ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 3 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N
5645W to 5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to
6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5900W to 5015N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5023N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 971 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 982 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island
Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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