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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 December 2014

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots with gusts to 25 near Cape Race. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 near noon Thursday.

Rain and fog patches beginning near noon Thursday.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 December 2014
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 December 2014
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6015W to 5850N 6120W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 December 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of the Marine

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1002 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 992 mb located near Prince Edward

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 17 December 2014 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine is forecast to intensify
and track northeastward to lie near Prince Edward Island Thursday.
Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies are expected to develop
overnight tonight ahead of this feature, as it approaches southern

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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