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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 03 September 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to north 15 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.

Showers beginning this afternoon and ending this evening. Fog patches dissipating late this morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 03 September 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 03 September 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots.

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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 2 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located north of Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 999 mb located over eastern Labrador

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 1002 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NDT 3 September 2015 A low pressure system currently over Gulf of St. Lawrence will move
eastward to lie over the Funk Island Bank tonight and east of the
marine district by Friday night. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
will develop in the wake of this low tonight and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half and
Funk Island Bank - southwestern half.

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