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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 this evening and to west 25 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches becoming snow or rain Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 1 Wednesday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 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

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
southeastern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 971 mb located over eastern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NST 10 December 2019 An east - west trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will
move north across Labrador today. A low pressure system will form in
the trough over the Mid Labrador Coast this afternoon. Gale to storm
force south to southwesterlies will develop over all waters today
south of the trough.

A second trough extending southwest from the low will cross
Newfoundland Wednesday morning to lie over the Grand Banks Wednesday
evening. Winds will back to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies behind this trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and the
Southern Grand Banks where gale warnings are in effect.

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

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