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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 November 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 30 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 this evening and to southeast 40 to 45 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain tonight and Tuesday. Fog patches forming Tuesday afternoon and dissipating Tuesday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 30 November 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this morning and to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 after midnight and to 5 to 7 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20.
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5005N 6645W to 4945N 6445W to
4840N 6205W to Quebec near 5010N 6010W. Sea ice north of the ice

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 29 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5544W to 5115N 5315W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N
5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 November 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over the Grand

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 997 mb located over the eastern
United States.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday quasi-stationary low 992 mb located over
southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 30 November 2020 A low pressure system is forecast to track up the Eastern United
States today and stall over Southern Quebec on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force southeast winds will develop over western waters this
evening and then slowly spread eastward overnight into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
East Scotian Slope - western half, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur Miscou -
eastern half, and Anticosti.

Outlook for the start of the southwest lobster fishery.

For lfa34.

Today...Winds south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the
afternoon and 35 in the evening. Seas near 1 metre increasing to 1 to
2 metres in the afternoon and to 2 to 3 metres in the evening.

Tuesday...Winds southeast 35 knots increasing to 40 to 45 knots in
the afternoon then decreasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots near
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Wednesday...Winds southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 near noon
and increasing to 20 to 25 in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 metres
decreasing to 3 metres in the morning then 2 to 3 metres in the

For lfa33.

Today...Winds light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots in the morning
and 15 to 20 by noon. Winds increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early in
the evening except 30 knots over western sections. Seas near 1 metre
building to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.

Tuesday...Winds southeast 30 knots. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5

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