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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 30 this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to northerly 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending this morning. Showers or flurries beginning this evening and changing to snow Saturday morning and ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 05 December 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 05 December 2019
Saturday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots backing to south 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 DECEMBER 2019 TODAY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY 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 5 DECEMBER 2019 TODAY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY

Ice Edge

ICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEW BRUNSWICK NEAR 4630N 6440W TO 4850N
6335W TO 4850N 6110W TO 5050N 5805W TO NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 5035N
5720W. SEA ICE NORTH AND WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.

Ice Coverage

ICE FREE.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1014 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:36 AM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system near Cape Cod this evening will track eastward
across the southern marine district tonight and Saturday morning
reaching Banquereau by Saturday afternoon. Gale force southwesterly
winds south of the low will shift to strong northwesterlies in its
wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day Saturday
bringing freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, and Laurentian
Fan.

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

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