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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 late this evening then diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Showers or periods of drizzle and fog patches ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday 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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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Jose 974 mb located at
38.3N 70.4W.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Tropical Storm Jose 981 mb located at
39.8N 67.8W.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday departing Tropical Storm Jose 985 mb
located at 39.6N 67.3W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM ADT 20 September 2017 Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop later today ahead
of approaching tropical storm Jose. Marine interests are advised that
gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank, Georges Bank, and West
Scotian Slope - southwestern half.

At 3:00 AM ADT tropical storm Jose is located near 38.3 north
And 70.4 west with a central pressure of 974 MB. The maximum wind
speed is 60 knots. Jose is moving northeast at 8 knots.

Tropical storm Jose is forecast to continue moving northeast, slowly
approaching Georges Bank later today. Tonight Jose should remain
southwest of Georges Bank while beginning to turn east and then
southeast on Thursday. Jose is expected to bring gale force winds to
Browns Bank, Georges Bank and the southwestern half of West Scotian
Slope. At this time it looks like storm force winds around Jose will
not quite reach Georges Bank. Increasing wave heights and long period
swells ahead of Jose have already reached Atlantic coastlines of Nova
Scotia and will likely reach Fundy coastlines this morning.

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