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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 December 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 25 this afternoon then backing to southwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Periods of rain beginning near noon Wednesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 December 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 December 2015
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

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 10:00 AM NST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over western Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located over northern Labrador

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 1 December 2015 A trough over Western Newfoundland will cross the northern marine
district today. Southwesterly gales are expected over northern waters
ahead of this feature.

A second trough will move southward across the Labrador Sea on
Wednesday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies 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 Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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