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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 September 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this morning then backing to southwest 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 20 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming variable 15 Thursday afternoon then increasing to northerly 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers overnight and chance of showers Thursday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 01 September 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 September 2015
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

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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 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5553W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5036N 5723W to Quebec near 5116N 5809W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 September 2015

'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 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the western Marine District.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT today weakening ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 1 September 2015 A low pressure system just east of Newfoundland will continue to
Move eastwards tonight. Gale force northwesterlies can be expected
over eastern waters this evening in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore - eastern half...Fourchu...Sable - eastern half...
Banquereau...Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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