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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this afternoon then becoming variable 10 to 15 early this evening except south 25 over eastern sections late this evening and overnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 late overnight then veering to northeast 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind veering to east 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries or showers ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 to plus 2 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

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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 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 957 mb located southeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
east-west over northwestern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1010 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday dissipating low 1019 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM NST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system southeast of the Labrador Sea will move to lie
East Greenland tonight. Meanwhile, an intensifying trough of low
pressure will track southward across the Labrador Sea. Gale force
westerlies over northern and western waters associated with these
features will gradually diminish through the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

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