Eastern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 this afternoon then becoming northeast 20 overnight. Wind northeast 20 Thursday.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and early this evening changing to periods of drizzle this evening and ending Thursday morning. Fog banks dissipating Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4645N 4545W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 ADT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Jose 974 mb located at
38.3N 70.4W.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Tropical Storm Jose 981 mb located at
39.8N 67.8W.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday departing Tropical Storm Jose 985 mb
located at 39.6N 67.3W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM ADT 20 September 2017 Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop later today ahead
of approaching tropical storm Jose. Marine interests are advised that
gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank, Georges Bank, and West
Scotian Slope - southwestern half.

At 3:00 AM ADT tropical storm Jose is located near 38.3 north
And 70.4 west with a central pressure of 974 MB. The maximum wind
speed is 60 knots. Jose is moving northeast at 8 knots.

Tropical storm Jose is forecast to continue moving northeast, slowly
approaching Georges Bank later today. Tonight Jose should remain
southwest of Georges Bank while beginning to turn east and then
southeast on Thursday. Jose is expected to bring gale force winds to
Browns Bank, Georges Bank and the southwestern half of West Scotian
Slope. At this time it looks like storm force winds around Jose will
not quite reach Georges Bank. Increasing wave heights and long period
swells ahead of Jose have already reached Atlantic coastlines of Nova
Scotia and will likely reach Fundy coastlines this morning.

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