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Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to north 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 30 late this evening then diminishing to west 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Flurries this afternoon tonight and Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon then building to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 after midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 1 tenth 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W 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 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 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 3:00 AM NST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough from low located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located over Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM NST 12 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will cause
gale to storm force westerlies to persist over the Belle Isle Bank
through the forecast period.

A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will slowly track
eastward and exit the marine district later today. Gale force
southwesterlies can be expected ahead of the trough today.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the district today and
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected over most
waters to the south of and behind this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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