Marine Forecast

Issued 04:04 PM ADT 22 October 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late this evening then increasing to southwest 35 near noon Sunday.

A few showers changing to rain at times heavy late this afternoon and ending this evening. A few showers beginning late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Fog banks dissipating late overnight.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to westerly 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots late in the day.

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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 22 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect


Issued 4:04 PM ADT 22 October 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 995 mb located over the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 976 mb located north of the
St. Lawrence River.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over the western Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:11 PM ADT 22 October 2016 Recent observations indicate gale to storm force winds are occurring
over portions of the marine district associated with a tropical wave
south of Nova Scotia. As a result storm warnings have been issued for
some marine areas.

Also a low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will move northward
today to lie north of the St. Lawrence River Sunday morning. A trough
extending southeastward from the low will cross the marine district
tonight to lie over Anticosti Island by Sunday morning. Gale to storm
force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to
gale force southwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore..Sable and Fourchu. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Waters except Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and

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