Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 07 October 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots near noon and to westerly 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 25 after midnight with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 30 Thursday morning with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait.

A few showers beginning this evening and ending Thursday morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 07 October 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 07 October 2015
Friday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5445W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM ADT 07 October 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Joaquin 974 mb located at 40.4N
By 9:00 a.m. ADT today departing Hurricane Joaquin 970 mb located
at 41.0N 47.7W.

At 3:00 p.m. ADT today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 6 October 2015 At 8:00 P.M. ADT...Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 39.5
north and longitude 55.1 west. Maximum sustained winds are estimated
at 70 knots and central pressure at 974 MB. Joaquin is moving
northeastward at 20 knots.

Gale warnings are in effect for Laurentian Fan - southern half.

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