East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 August 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 near noon and locally gusts to 25 along the coast. Wind increasing to south 30 near midnight and to northwest 35 to 45 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning this afternoon and ending Tuesday evening with a risk of thunderstorms.


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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 August 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1009 mb located over southern
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday deepening low 990 mb located over central

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NDT 29 August 2016 A low pressure system over Southern Quebec will deepen as it tracks
eastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening, then
moves across Newfoundland tonight. Strong southwesterly to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

At 3:00 AM NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.6 degrees north
and 55.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 105 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 957 MB. It is currently nearly stationary.

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

At 3:00 AM NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 32.4
degrees north and 72.5 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently
moving west-northwest at 9 knots.

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

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