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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 December 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to south 20 near noon then backing to southeast 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to west 20 Sunday afternoon.

Showers tonight and Sunday. Fog patches forming Sunday morning and dissipating Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 05 December 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 December 2020
Monday Wind west 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6645W to 4840N 6210W to
5015N 5915W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 December 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5045N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N
5300W to 5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5620W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5604W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 December 2020

'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 5 December 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 990 mb located near Long
Island.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 980 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 988 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM AST 5 December 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest this evening
will track slowly across the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of St.
Lawrence on Sunday. North of this system strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop tonight. South of the system, strong to
gale force southeasterlies will shift to strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies, except over southwestern waters, where storm force
southwesterlies are expected tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Outlook for the start of the southwest lobster fishery.

For lfa34.

Sunday..Winds west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 35 in the
morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sea state 5 to 7 metres diminishing to 3 to 4 metres in the
afternoon.

Monday..Winds northwest 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 in the
afternoon and to 10 to 15 late in the evening. Seas 3 to 4 metres
diminishing to 2 to 3 early in the morning and to 1 to 2 in the
afternoon.

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