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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 15 December 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 along the coast overnight and Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Sunday and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 December 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 December 2018
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon and to southeast 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 15 December 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 15 December 2018 A trough over the Eastern Grand Banks will move to lie east of the
marine district by Sunday morning. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to strong to near gale
force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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