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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeasterly 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 this evening then diminishing to southwesterly 20 to 25 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this evening. Fog patches forming after midnight and dissipating Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northerly 35 late in the day.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2017

'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 3:00 AM AST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 1011 mb located over
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 984 mb located over New
England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 968 mb located near the St. Lawrence
River.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM AST 12 December 2017 A low pressure system currently over the Great Lakes will intensify
today as it moves to lie over New England this evening. The low will
continue to deepen tonight and Wednesday and will lie near the St.
Lawrence River Wednesday evening. Gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the low and will shift to gale force southwesterlies
in its wake.

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

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia tonight and again at high tide on Wednesday. Higher
than normal water levels are also expected at high tide over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesday.

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