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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 November 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northerly 25 to 30 late this afternoon then backing to northwest 20 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Friday then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 November 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 November 2019
Saturday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 25.
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 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 21 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5115N 5430W to 5245N 5230W to 5530N 5400W to 6100N
5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5605W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 3:30 PM AST 21 November 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 3:30 PM AST 21 November 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 988 mb located over eastern Laurentian
Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 983 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located west of New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday trough located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM AST 21 November 2019 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will move slowly
northeastward to lie east of Banquereau this evening. Gale
Force northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will gradually diminish as the low
moves away.

On Friday, a trough of low pressure will approach the district from
the west to lie over the western marine disrict by evening. Moderate
to strong southerlies will develop ahead of the trough and shift to
strong to gale force southwest to westerlies behind it.


Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.


Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.
Sunday...Winds west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the
Morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the
Afternoon and to east 30 early in the evening.
Monday...Winds southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 25
Late in the evening.
Tuesday...Winds northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the
Morning and to light in the afternoon.

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