East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 September 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 30 near midnight except north 35 to 45 over southeastern sections overnight and Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Friday and locally gusts to 30 along the coast Friday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 September 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 September 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 00:34 AM NDT 30 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 September 2016 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1014 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 997 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 12:36 AM NDT 30 September 2016 A low pressure system currently located over the Southwestern Grand
Banks will deepen as it tracks northeastward overnight to lie east of
the marine district by Friday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
northerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish through the day on
Friday as the low moves away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks - western half. Gale warnings are in effect
for the East Coast, Funk Island Bank - southern half, Northern Grand
Banks - eastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

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