East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 overnight then backing to west 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers late this afternoon tonight and Saturday evening. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 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 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 1001 mb located over
northern Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 1002 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NDT 4 September 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary over the Northern
Funk Island Bank today before slowly drifting eastward tonight.
Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies will persist until
Saturday morning behind this low.

On Saturday afternoon a low pressure system approaching from the
Labrador Sea will merge with the first low and bring gale force
northwesterlies over northern most waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank -
southwestern half.

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