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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to west 20 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming northeast 15 Thursday morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 985 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 984 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NDT 31 August 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will continue
to track eastwards to lie south of Greenland later this morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters in the wake
of the low will diminish today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Northern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 A.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 33.2 degrees north
and 50.2 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 105 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 960 MB. It is currently moving
northeastward at 10 knots.

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

At 3:00 A.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 34.9
degrees north and 74.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving northeastward at 5 knots.

The depression may become a tropical storm today and is forecast to
cross the Southern Grand Banks on Friday.

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