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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 11 December 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots and locally gusts to 30 along the coast. Wind diminishing to north 15 this evening then backing to west 20 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to west 45 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog patches becoming snow or rain this evening then flurries overnight.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2019

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

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)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 11 December 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing trough from low located
southeast of the Grand Banks.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 11 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will slowly track
eastward tonight and exit the marine district by Thursday morning.
Gale force southwesterlies can be expected ahead of the trough, with
generally strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake,
except storm force westerlies over Belle Isle Bank tonight.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the island on Thursday.
Strong to gale force westerlies can be expected south of 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, Northeast Coast and Funk Island Bank.

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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