Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 August 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening then veering to north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to north 10 to 15 Friday morning and to light Friday afternoon. Wind becoming south 15 Friday evening.
A few showers ending early Friday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4845W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
AnticostiIssued 3:30 PM ADT 17 August 2017
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 17 August 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Hurricane Gert 978 mb located at 44.6N 46.7W.
By 3:30 a.m. ADT Friday departing Post-tropical Storm Gert 990 mb
located at 48.4N 39.8W.
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1002 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 994 mb located east of Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:11 PM ADT 17 August 2017 A low pressure system over the Eastern Gulf of St Lawrence will
Merge with another system over Newfoundland tonight and intensify
giving strong to gale force westerlies over much of the district.
Winds will gradually diminish on Friday as a ridge of high pressure
builds in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau-northern half and Cabot Strait.
Marine interests are also advised that the combination of cool air,
warm waters and favourable atmospheric conditions will give the
potential for waterspout development over the Gulf of St Lawrence
waters for the remainder of this afternoon and evening.
At 3:30 P.M. ADT, hurricane Gert was located near 44.6 degrees
North and 46.7 degrees west, or 295 nautical miles east-southeast
Of Cape Race, Newfoundland. Gert was moving east-northeast at
31 knots. Maximum sustained winds were 70 knots and central
Pressure was 978 MB.
Gert is expected to become a post-tropical system by this evening.
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