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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind backing to west 20 to 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 40 to 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6350W to
Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6255W
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

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1006 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1005 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 AM AST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system over Banquereau will track eastward out of the
marine district this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterly
winds south of the low shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
in its wake.

The cold northwesterly flow will bring freezing spray to Gulf waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southeastern half and Laurentian
Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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