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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots veering to northwest 25 late overnight then backing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming south 15 Tuesday afternoon then increasing to south 30 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Rain beginning Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 November 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 40 knots increasing to westerly 50 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 4900N 4830W to 5000N 4700W to 5730N 5330W to
5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 971 mb located east of
Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today high located on a line north-south over
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday high located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low 1010 mb located over the
East Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 995 mb located near Grand Manan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 12 November 2018 A deep low pressure system off the South Labrador Coast will continue
moving eastward today. Strong to gale force westerly winds in the
wake of this disturbance will gradually diminish as the low moves
further away from the district and a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

A second low pressure system will develop along the eastern us
seaboard Tuesday morning and will rapidly intensify as it tracks
northeastward towards the Maritimes. Increasing southeasterly winds
will reach gale, or possibly storm force, over southwestern waters
ahead of this low pressure system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fourchu, Northumberland Strait, and Chaleur-Miscou.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
fishery.

Today..Winds northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20
this evening. Winds diminishing to light near midnight.
Tuesday..Winds light becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in the morning
then increasing to southeast 25 near noon and to southeast 35 late in
the afternoon. Winds increasing further to south 45 knots in the
evening for Grand Manan.
Wednesday..Winds west 40 knots.

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