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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 04 December 2016

Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero falling to minus 8 to minus 3 this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5815W to 5040N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5715W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 4 December 2016 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 987 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 966 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 966 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM NST 4 December 2016 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will dissipate
this evening. Strong to gale force north to northeasterlies over
southern waters in the wake of this system will gradually diminish
tonight into Monday.

Meanwhile, an intense low pressure system well east of the Flemish
Cap is forecast to begin its slow approach towards Belle Isle Bank
tonight and Monday. Gale force northwesterly winds are expected to
develop over Belle Isle Bank Monday afternoon as the system draws

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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