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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this morning then becoming north 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 overnight and to light Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending this morning. Showers beginning Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday 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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4600N 4800W to 4600N 4500W to 4800N 4500W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1002 mb located north of
Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 994 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM NDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system will cross northern Gulf waters this morning
and track eastward to lie just east of Funk Island Bank this evening.
Strong south to southwesterlies ahead of this low will shift to
strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank - southern half.

At 3:00 AM NDT hurricane Lee was located near 30.2 north, 52.2 west.
Maximum sustained winds were 80 knots and the central pressure was
979 millibars.

Lee is drifting westward and is not expected to affect the marine
district of Atlantic Canada.

At 3:00 AM NDT hurricane Maria was located near 32.5 north, 73.2
west. Maximum sustained winds were 70 knots and the central pressure
was 969 millibars.

Maria is slowly moving northward and may affect southernmost waters
late this week into this weekend.

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