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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 near noon Monday and locally gusts to 25 along the coast.

Showers beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 August 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots veering to northwest 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 4845W to 5030N 4630W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1014 mb located over
southwestern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday deepening low 1003 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 994 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NDT 28 August 2016 A low pressure system over Southwestern Quebec will deepen as it
tracks eastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Monday
evening, then moves across Newfoundland on Monday night. Strong
southwesterly to northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies on Monday evening in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port.

At 3:30 PM NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.6 degrees north
and 54.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 970 MB. It is currently moving northwest at
4 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

Tropical depression 8 has formed west southwest of Bermuda. As of
3:30 PM NDT, the depression is located near 31.5 degrees north
And 70.7 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 1009 MB. It is currently moving west at 8
knots.

The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine on
Monday. At this time, it is too soon to determine what, if any,
impacts it will have on Canadian waters.

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