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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 01 December 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 30 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries or showers ending near midnight. Rain and fog banks beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog banks.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 December 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 December 2015
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5240N 5550W to 5330N 5540W to
5440N 5715W to 5600N 6030W to 5750N 6140W to 6000N 6330W to 6015N
6225W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5400N 5330W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 1 December 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located over northern Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday dissipating trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 1010 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 1 December 2015 A trough of low pressure will move southward across the Labrador Sea
on Wednesday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected over northern waters ahead of this feature.

Additionally, a low pressure system is expected to track south of
Nova Scotia on Wednesday to lie over Banquereau by Wednesday evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the low over
the Southern Grand Banks late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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