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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 45 early this evening then veering to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday morning then backing to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures zero becoming minus 5 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to south 35 to 45.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 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 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 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

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 12 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 10:00 AM NST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 973 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough from low located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located west of Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough located over Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 12 December 2019 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will cause
gale to storm force westerlies to persist over the Belle Isle Bank
through the forecast period.

A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will slowly track
eastward and exit the marine district later today. Gale force
southwesterlies can be expected ahead of the trough late this
morning.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the district today and
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected over most
waters to the south of and behind this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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