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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this afternoon with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning near noon and ending Thursday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15.
Sunday Wind south 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4715N 5100W to 5100N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N
4900W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 37.0N
67.4W.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday Hurricane Gert 978 mb located at
41.4N 54.1W.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017 As of 10:00 A.M. NDT hurricane Gert is located at latitude 37.0 north
longitude 67.4 west, or 414 nautical miles south of Yarmouth. Gert is
moving east-northeastward at 18 knots with a central pressure of 974
MB.

Gert is forecast to track just south of the Southern Grand Banks on
Thursday as a transitioning post-tropical system. A brief period of
gale force northeasterlies is forecast to spread over the
southernmost waters ahead of Gert, and then shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. Gert also has the potential to
bring high swells to southeastern coastal Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half and the Southwestern Grand
Banks - southern half.

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