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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon except southwest 20 over southeastern sections tonight.

A few showers ending Thursday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind north 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 31 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4837N 5305W to 4930N 4700W to 5000N 4615W to 5300N 4815W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 31 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 985 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Coast of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NDT 31 August 2016 Marine interests are advised that all warnings have been ended.

At 10:00 A.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 34.0 degrees
north and 49.2 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 105 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 960 MB. It is currently moving
northeastward at 10 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 10:00 A.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 35.0
degrees north and 74.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving northeastward at 5 knots.

The depression may become a tropical storm today and is forecast to
cross the Southern Grand Banks on Friday.

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