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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

A risk of freezing spray over northwestern sections Saturday late in the day.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 4 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast of Magdalen Islands. 

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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 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4630N 6440W to 4850N
6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5720W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast of
Magdalen Islands.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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 3:30 PM AST 6 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1011 mb located east of the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1014 mb located near
Cape Cod.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system over upstate New York will move to lie near
Cape Cod this evening and then track eastward across the southern
marine district tonight and Saturday morning, reaching Banquereau by
Saturday afternoon. Gale force southwesterly winds south of the low
will shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day Saturday
bringing freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

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

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

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