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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 30 this evening and locally gusts to 40 along the coast overnight and Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Showers ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 December 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2018
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5530W to 5345N
5535W to 5600N 5945W to 5715N 6045W to 5800N 5910W then eastward.
Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5030N 5500W to 5130N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located south of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing high located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 15 December 2018 An approaching trough will cross Newfoundland today. Strong to gale
force west to southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to strong
to near gale force west to northwesterlies this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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