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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 08 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots near midnight and to southwest 20 to 25 early Monday morning. Wind backing to southerly 30 Monday evening.

Showers or flurries this evening. Showers Monday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 08 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 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 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

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
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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 8:00 PM AST 8 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday approaching trough located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM AST 8 December 2019 A ridge of high pressure over Georges Bank will move to lie southeast
of the marine district Monday morning. A trough of low pressure will
slowly approach the marine district from the northwest tonight and
Monday. Winds will increase to strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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