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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 near noon and to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

Rain this morning. Rain beginning this evening changing to periods of snow Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Temperatures plus 8 falling to minus 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 1 tenth 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 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 10 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 10:00 AM AST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 983 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 982 mb located over northern
Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front from low located from Labrador
to Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing cold front located over
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM AST 10 December 2019 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will track northeastward
to lie over Northern Labrador by this evening. Gale to near storm
force south to southwest winds over eastern waters will diminish to
strong to gale force southwesterlies later today. Tonight an
associated cold front will sweep across the gulf of St.
Lawrence ushering in a cold northwesterly flow. The weakening cold
front will move across slope waters on Wednesday. A period of gales
and freezing spray are expected over extreme northern waters in the
wake of the front.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank,
Northumberland Strait - western half, and Chaleur-Miscou.

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

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