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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 07 October 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to west 25 knots Thursday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 07 October 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 07 October 2015
Friday Wind west 15 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind west 20 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 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5445W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing Hurricane Joaquin 972 mb located
southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NDT 7 October 2015 At 6:30 AM NDT...Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 40.5
north and longitude 49.4 west. Maximum sustained winds were estimated
at 65 knots with a central pressure of 977 MB. Joaquin is moving
east-northeastward at 28 knots.

Joaquin is now southeast of the Grand Banks and rapidly tracking away
from the region. Any lingering gale force northeasterly winds over
the Southeastern Grand Banks will diminish by this afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half.

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