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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots veering to north 15 to 20 this afternoon then backing to west 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 20 to 25 Thursday morning and to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to snow this afternoon then to flurries near midnight and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray Thursday evening.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 3 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming south 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 40.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W 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 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 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 10:00 AM AST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Georges Bank to the
Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM AST 11 December 2019 A trough of low pressure from Georges Bank to the Avalon Peninsula
will move to eventually lie southeast of the marine district tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to
generally strong northwesterlies behind it.

On Thursday morning the northwesterlies will increase to gale force
across the district and could possibly approach storm force over
northernmost waters. Winds are expected to diminish somewhat over
most waters later on Thursday as a ridge of high pressure approaches
from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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