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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 16 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

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

Rain ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers beginning Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 8:00 PM NDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight Hurricane Gert 970 mb located at 39.2N
61.2W.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday Hurricane Gert 980 mb located at 46.0N
45.3W.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NDT 16 August 2017 At 9:30 P.M. NDT hurricane Gert is forecast to be near latitude 39.2
north longitude 61.2 west, or about 340 nautical miles
south-southeast of Halifax. Gert is moving east-northeastward at
about 28 knots with a central pressure of 970 MB.

Gert is forecast to track across the southern boundary of the
Southern Grand Banks on Thursday as a transitioning post-tropical
system. A brief period of gale to storm 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 a storm warning is in effect for
the Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half. A gale warning is in
effect for the Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half.

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