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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 08 December 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Flurries and a few showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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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 EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1000 mb located southwest
of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday intensifying low 965 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest as it
intensifies tonight, tracking over the Eastern Avalon Peninsula early
Friday morning. The low will then track northeastward across Funk
Island Bank on Friday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are
expected ahead of the low while gale to storm force southwest to
westerlies are expected in its wake over eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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