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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this afternoon and to northwest 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 December 2018
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2018 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 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 19 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6445W to 4845N 6350W to 4915N 6450W to 4920N 6555W to 5005N 6600W to
5000N 6000W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5500W then
northwestward.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 December 2018

'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 19 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 969 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM AST 19 December 2018 An intense low pressure system located over Eastern Newfoundland
Will slowly move northeastward today and Thursday. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies in the wake of the low will diminish
Throughout the forecast period as a ridge of high pressure
Approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen
and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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