Fourchu

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 near midnight and to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 01 September 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5553W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5036N 5723W to Quebec near 5116N 5809W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 01 September 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 3:30 PM ADT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 998 mb located over the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight weakening ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM ADT 1 September 2015 A low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula will move to lie
East of Newfoundland by this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
Can be expected over eastern waters in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore - eastern half...Fourchu...Sable - eastern half...
Banquereau...Laurentian Fan...Cabot Strait...Northumberland Strait
- eastern half...Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half and Anticosti-eastern
half.

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