Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming westerly 15 near midnight then diminishing to light early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 near noon Thursday and to west 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening and Thursday afternoon and evening. Fog patches dissipating Thursday morning.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots.

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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 EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4715N 5100W to 5100N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N
4900W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 38.2N 64.0W.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday Hurricane Gert 980 mb located at 43.2N

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 998 mb located north of Anticosti
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday low 1000 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM ADT 16 August 2017 At 3:00 P.M. ADT, hurricane Gert was located near 38.2 degrees
North and 64.0 degrees west, or 387 nautical miles south of
Shearwater, Nova Scotia. Gert was moving east northeast at
25 knots. Maximum sustained winds were 85 knots and central
Pressure was 974 MB.

Marine interests are advised that the combination of cool air,
Warm waters and favourable atmospheric conditions will give the
potential for waterspout development on Thursday over the gulf
Of St Lawrence waters.

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