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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming west 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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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 EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6025N 6410W to
6000N 6300W to 6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5544W to 5145N 5159W to 5500N 5159W to 6000N 5959W to 6100N
5359W to 5700N 4959W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5106N 5848W to 5027N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 6 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue its slow approach towards the district this morning. Gale to
storm force northwesterly winds are forecast to persist over northern
waters today through Wednesday. Winds are expected to slowly diminish
Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle
- eastern half and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port
and Northeast Coast.

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