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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 December 2014

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 30 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Snow or rain beginning Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 December 2014
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to 5135N 5520W to 5100N 5540W to northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5215N 5330W to 5320N 5315W to 5525N 5410W to 5655N 5800W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 27 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 972 mb located over northern Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 981 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1000 mb located over
southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:01 AM NST 27 December 2014 Strong to gale force westerlies are forecast to diminish tonight as a
low pressure system over the Labrador Sea weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

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

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