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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 26 August 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 late overnight then to northerly 20 to 25 Saturday morning.

Chance of showers tonight. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 26 August 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 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 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5000W to 5030N 4645W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 11:39 PM ADT 26 August 2016

'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 8:00 PM ADT 26 August 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to
East Scotian Slope.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:25 PM ADT 26 August 2016 A low pressure system with a cold front extending southwest has
developed a line of severe thunderstorms. The line currently extends
from Anticosti southwest to the Gulf of Maine and will cross the Gulf
of St. Lawrence tonight.

Winds near 40 knots have been observed near the thunderstorms, and as
a result squall watches are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen.
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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