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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 November 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 near noon Sunday then increasing to southeast 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 Sunday evening.

A few showers ending this evening. Rain beginning near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind west 30 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2017

'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 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 994 mb located over southern
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 991 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 987 mb located south of the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 974 mb located over the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2017 A low pressure system near Southern Newfoundland will continue to
track eastward this afternoon and evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds over eastern waters will gradually diminish
throughout this evening.

Another low pressure system developing south of the Great Lakes will
approach the region tonight to lie over the Gaspé Peninsula by Sunday
evening. Strengthening southerly winds ahead of this second low are
expected to reach gale force over most waters on Sunday. On Sunday
afternoon southerly gales over extreme southwest waters could
possibly reach storm force.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels can be expected near high tide Sunday afternoon for the Bay of
Chaleur, the gulf coast from Miramichi north, and eastern facing
coastlines of the Gaspé Peninsula. Storm surge and waves are expected
to impact those areas Sunday afternoon possibly causing minor
flooding.

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