Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning.
Chance of showers Wednesday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot StraitIssued 03:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 992 mb located over
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 984 mb located east of
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 33.9N 74.3W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.9N 74.7W.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gaston 968 mb located at 31.7N
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:48 AM ADT 30 August 2016 A low pressure system moving across Newfoundland will move off to the
east today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will will diminish
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.
At 3 AM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 31.7 degrees north
And 54.4 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 968 MB. Gaston is moving northeast at 5
Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.
As of 3:00 AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 33.9 degrees
north and 74.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 4 knots.
The depression could become a tropical storm today. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, and whether it will
have any effect on Canadian waters. There are some indications it may
dissipate before reaching our waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northeastern half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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