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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then becoming southeast 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries or showers ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 5 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 December 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 1 or less Friday morning then building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 45.
Monday Wind west 40 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

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W 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

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

Southwestern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM AST 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1015 mb located over eastern Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1014 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 12 December 2019 A low pressure system near Anticosti Island will pass east of the
marine district this afternoon. As a result strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop across the district today and could
possibly approach storm force over northernmost waters. Winds are
expected to diminish over most waters later today and tonight as a
ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

On Friday moderate to strong southerlies will develop over western
waters late in the day as a low pressure system approaches from the
southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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