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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 25 September 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots near midnight and to southwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to northwest 20 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 25 September 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots veering to southerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 20 knots.

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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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4600N 4800W to 4600N 4500W to 4800N 4500W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM ADT 25 September 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 25 September 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today approaching low 1004 mb located west of
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough from 1000 mb low located north
of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday trough from 994 mb low located from the
Avalon Peninsula to Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM ADT 25 September 2017 At 3:00 PM ADT hurricane Lee was located near 30.6 north, 50.2 west
or about 746 nautical miles east of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds
were 80 knots, the central pressure was 980 millibars. Lee is moving
west at about 2 knots.

Lee is not expected to affect Canadian forecast waters at this time.

At 3:00 PM ADT hurricane Maria was located near 31.4 north, 73.0 west
or about 303 nautical miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras. Maximum
sustained winds were 70 knots, central pressure was 966 millibars.
Maria is moving north at 6 knots.

Maria is slowly moving northward towards Cape Hatteras then will head
northeast and approach the Southern Grand Banks late this week.
Minimal effects are expected except possibly strong winds for
southernmost waters.

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