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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 29 August 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25 near midnight then to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Chance of showers tonight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 29 August 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 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 29 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 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 29 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 8:00 PM ADT 29 August 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1002 mb located east of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday deepening low 996 mb located over
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying tropical depression 8 1011
mb located at 33.7N 73.4W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday tropical depression 8 1010 mb located
at 34.4N 75.0W.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 968 mb located at
31.3N 55.2W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
31.9N 53.7W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 29 August 2016 A low pressure system east of Anticosti Island will move across
Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
persist tonight then diminish on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.

As of 8:00 PM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 31.3 degrees
north and 55.2 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 968 MB. Gaston is moving
north-northeast at 3 knots.

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

As of 8:00 PM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 33.7 degrees
north and 74.4 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 5 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, and whether it will
have any effect on Canadian waters. There are some indications it may
dissipate before reaching our waters.

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