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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 this evening then increasing to southwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Monday morning and to southwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Flurries ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 2 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 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W 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 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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 3:30 PM NST 08 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 3:30 PM NST 8 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located from the Torngat Mountains
to the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday dissipating trough located over southeastern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will continue
southeastward across the Funk Island Bank this evening. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will diminish over northern waters tonight
as the trough departs and a ridge replaces it from the west.

A second trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach the
district overnight tonight before dissipating over Southeastern
Labrador Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected over most waters between the ridge and the approaching
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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