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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 September 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northerly 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northeasterly 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers and fog patches ending late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25.
Sunday Wind westerly 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 20 September 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Jose 976 mb located at
39.2N 69.5W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Tropical Storm Jose 980 mb located at
39.7N 68.4W.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday weakening Tropical Storm Jose 983 mb
located at 39.7N 67.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM ADT 20 September 2017 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop this evening as
tropical storm Jose makes its closest approach to Canadian waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, and West Scotian Slope - southwestern
half.

At 3:00 PM ADT tropical storm Jose was located near 39.2 north
And 69.3 west, or about 120 nautical miles south-southeast of Cape
Cod. Minimum central pressure is 976 MB and maximum sustained winds
are 60 knots. Jose is moving northeast at 7 knots.

Tropical storm Jose is forecast to continue moving slowly
northeastward tonight then turn southeastward on Thursday then curve
back toward the southwest thereafter. Jose will bring gale force
winds to the southwestern corner of the marine district later today
which should persist on Thursday. Increasing wave heights and long
period swells ahead of Jose have already reached Atlantic coastlines
of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

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