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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 near midnight then to southeast 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Saturday evening and locally gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast.

Flurries changing to rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 3 rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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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 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W 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
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 13 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 13 December 2019 A trough east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move southeastward
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over
northeastern waters in its wake. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.

A second trough will approach from the southwest on Saturday. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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