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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 this morning and locally gusts to 35 along the coast this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers beginning this evening and ending Thursday evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog banks dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northwesterly 10 to 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5255W to 4645N 5059W to 5100N 4829W to 5200N 4844W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5042N 5714W to Quebec near 5120N 5806W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 August 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 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from the St. Lawrence River
to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing ridge located southeast of the
Marine District.

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