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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 04 December 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon then veering to northerly 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Showers ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 04 December 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 December 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southerly 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 4 December 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5430N 5000W to 5545N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 4 December 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday weakening ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday low located near Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:35 PM AST 4 December 2021 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over northeastern waters will
gradually diminish as a ridge of high pressure builds in from Maine.

However, a small and fast moving disturbance will track across the
Gulf of Maine overnight tonight to lie near Sable Island Sunday
afternoon. A brief period of strong to near gale force
northwesterlies is expected just behind this low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half for this evening. A freezing spray
warnings is in effect for Anticosti.

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