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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. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.


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

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to 4845N
5335W to 4915N 5325W to Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4955N 5540W to 5020N
5620W to 5115N 5530W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5530W. Sea ice south
and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5525W to
5250N 5430W to 5420N 5530W to 5650N 6010W to 5800N 5910W then
eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast in the
northern section.


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.

No watches or warnings in effect.


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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