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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 over eastern sections early this morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 this morning and to northwest 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 45 near noon Thursday.

Rain or periods of snow becoming snow this evening and ending overnight. Flurries Thursday afternoon and evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 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

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 976 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 972 mb located over eastern Labrador

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 11 December 2019 A low pressure system over Central Labrador Sea will move slowly
eastward today and deepen. A trough extending southwest from the low
will cross Newfoundland this morning to lie over the Grand Banks by
this evening. Gale force southwesterlies will shift to generally
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies, except storm force over
Belle Isle Bank, behind the trough today.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the island on Thursday.
Strong to gale force westerlies can be expected south of this

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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