East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 09 October 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 40 near noon Saturday then veering to west 35 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 09 October 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 09 October 2015

'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 Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 9 October 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today building ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located over
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 966 mb located over northwestern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 9 October 2015 A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it tracks across the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Saturday, then over the
South Labrador Sea Saturday night. Gale force southerlies will spread
across most waters on Saturday ahead of the low, then shift to gale
to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Southern Grand Banks.

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