East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 August 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots and locally gusts to 25 along the coast. Wind increasing to south 30 near midnight and to northwest 45 near noon Tuesday and locally gusts to 55 along the coast Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending Tuesday evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 August 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 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 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 29 August 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1001 mb located east of
Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 985 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NDT 29 August 2016 A low pressure system east of Anticosti Island will deepen as it
tracks eastward across the Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening, then
moves across Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterly
to northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

At 3:30 PM NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 31.0 degrees north
and 55.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 963 MB. It is currently moving northward at
2 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 3:30 PM NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 33.4
degrees north and 73.7 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving northwestward at 6 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm this evening. At this
time, it is too soon to determine what, if any, impacts it will have
on Canadian waters.

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