Issued 03:30 PM NDT 16 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening then becoming west 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Thursday evening.
Rain and fog patches ending Thursday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4715N 5100W to 5100N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N
4900W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 38.2N 64.0W.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday Hurricane Gert 980 mb located at 43.2N
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of Funk
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:14 PM NDT 16 August 2017 As of 3:30 P.M. NDT hurricane Gert is located at latitude 38.2 north
longitude 64.0 west, or 387 nautical miles south of Halifax. Gert is
moving east-northeastward at 25 knots with a central pressure of 974
Gert is forecast to track just south of the Southern Grand Banks on
Thursday as a transitioning post-tropical system. A brief period of
gale to storm force northeasterlies is forecast to spread over the
southernmost waters ahead of Gert, and then shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. Gert also has the potential to
bring high swells to southeastern coastal Newfoundland.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half. A gale warning is in
effect for the Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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