Northern Grand Banks: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 4 December 2013 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 986 mb located northeast of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:49 AM NST 4 December 2013 A low pressure system near Cape Breton Island will move to lie over
the Southwest Coast this afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies are
expected over most waters ahead of the low except over western and
northern areas where gale to storm force northeasterlies are
expected. Gale to storm force southwesterlies will develop south of
the low overnight tonight. Finally gale force northwesterlies will
develop early Thursday morning west of the low.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast - Ramea and
east, South Coast, East Coast and the Belle Isle Bank - northern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining areas.
Marine interests are also advised to be on the look out for large
waves and pounding surf along portions of the south and east coasts
until the tide recedes later this morning and again during high tide
this evening. These waves, combined with high spring tides, will
result in elevated water levels which could cause minor coastal
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