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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 early this morning then increasing to northwest 30 early this evening. Wind veering to north 30 near midnight then increasing to north 35 Friday morning. Wind veering to northeast 35 Friday evening.

Rain ending early this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Friday late in the day. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 07 December 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northerly 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5815N 5515W to
6000N 5300W to 5800N 4620W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:52 AM AST 8 December 2022 Today At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over western New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 8 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over western waters this morning will slowly
track eastward to lie over the central marine district by this
evening then stall into Friday morning. During the day Friday the
trough will begin to rotate southwestward. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough today will become strong
northerlies in its wake. On Friday gale force northerlies will
develop over much of the central and southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half
and Anticosti - eastern half.

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