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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 10 December 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 30 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to periods of snow Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating early Wednesday morning.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 2 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 10 December 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W to
Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 10 December 2019

'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 8:00 PM AST 10 December 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 982 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front from low located from Labrador
to Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing cold front located over
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM AST 10 December 2019 A cold front associated with a low pressure system over the Labrador
Sea will sweep across the Gulf of St. Lawrence ushering in a cold
northwesterly flow overnight. The weakening cold front will move
across the slope waters on Wednesday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the front will shift to strong to gale
Force northwesterlies with a period of freezing spray over the
extreme northern waters Wednesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank,
Northumberland Strait, and Chaleur-Miscou.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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