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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon then backing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Flurries ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections late this morning.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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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 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W 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

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Torngat Mountains
to New England.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Coast will move
southeastward across the Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank later
today and into tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop over northern waters later today as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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