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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly 30 early this evening then increasing to southwesterly 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to a few showers near midnight. Fog patches dissipating early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning and to 6 to 8 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2017

'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 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 986 mb located over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 959 mb located over western Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low located southwest of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM AST 13 December 2017 A low pressure system over Maine will continue to deepen as it tracks
northeastward to lie over Western Labrador by Thursday morning.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale to possible storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia and the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence today.

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