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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this evening then becoming light overnight. Wind becoming west 15 Friday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 September 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4530W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 978 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Jose 980 mb located at
39.6N 68.1W.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday Tropical Storm Jose 986 mb located at
39.4N 68.0W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 21 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will intensify as it
tracks eastwards away from the district today. Strong southwesterlies
are expected over eastern waters ahead of the trough. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies are expected over all waters in the wake of
this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Northern Grand Banks.

As of 3:00 AM NDT tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 39.6
north 68.1 west with a central pressure of 980 MB, maximum wind speed
of 50 knots, and is moving to the east-northeast at 5 knots. Jose is
forecast to slowly weaken as it remains nearly stationary off the
Eastern Seaboard through Sunday. Jose is not expected to have any
impact on Newfoundland waters during this timeframe.

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