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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Saturday morning. Wind becoming westerly 15 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers ending Saturday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 20.
Tuesday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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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 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Post-tropical Storm Jose 990 mb located
at 39.7N 68.8W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Jose 996
mb located at 39.3N 68.5W.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located from Maine to the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM ADT 22 September 2017 Strong to gale force easterlies over the southwestern waters will
continue to diminish this morning as post tropical storm Jose slowly
weakens and drifts away from the district. Marine interests are
advised that a gale warning is in effect for Browns Bank.

As of 9:00 AM ADT post tropical storm Jose was located near 39.7
north and 68.8 west, or about 110 nautical miles south-southeast of
Nantucket. Minimum central pressure is 990 MB and maximum sustained
winds are 45 knots. Jose is currently drifting westward at 2 knots.

Long period swells from Jose will continue to affect the southwestern
Atlantic coastline of Nova Scotia and will slowly diminish throughout
the day.

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