East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 July 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 late this evening and to northeast 35 early Thursday morning with gusts to 45 near Cape Race. Wind diminishing to east 25 near noon Thursday then backing to north 20 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 July 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots.
Sunday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5334W to 4445N 4745W to 4430N 4400W to 4600N 4130W to 4845N
4200W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 July 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 995 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NDT 29 July 2015 An intense low pressure system south of the district will track over
the Southwestern Grand Banks tonight and then weaken while drifting
eastward on Thursday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south and the Southern Grand Banks.

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