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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 this morning then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northerly 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Flurries overnight and Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 DECEMBER 2019 TODAY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY 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 5 DECEMBER 2019 TODAY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY

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

ICE FREE.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1014 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:36 AM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system near Cape Cod this evening will 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, and Laurentian
Fan.

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

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