East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots veering to southeast 25 this evening except north 25 along the coast. Wind increasing to north 35 to 45 near midnight then backing to northwest 35 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 near noon Friday and to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Rain and fog banks ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 September 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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 28 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 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 29 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 - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 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 3:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line east-west
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday deepening low 1003 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 29 September 2016 A low pressure system approaching the district from the southwest
will deepen as it crosses the Grand Banks tonight before moving east
of the marine district on Friday. Over southeastern waters, strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies ahead of the low will switch to
gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will
diminish through the day 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 - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks
- eastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

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