Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening then becoming variable 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 30 Tuesday morning.



Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots late in the day.

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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 23 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect


Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016

'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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low located over southeastern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday weakening low located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low located south of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM ADT 24 October 2016 A low pressure system over Southeastern Quebec will gradually weaken
today and tonight as it moves to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies south of the low
will diminish today.

Another low pressure system will track across southern portions of
the slope waters this afternoon and this evening. A brief period of
southerly gales is expected this evening over Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen
and Chaleur-Miscou.

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