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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind backing to west 20 Sunday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to snow this morning then to flurries this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 970 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1008 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system will track northeastward across the Avalon
Peninsula this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop
over the Grand Banks late in the day today.

An intensifying trough of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over northern waters late in the day on
Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port and Belle Isle Bank.

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