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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 20 near midnight then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

A few showers beginning Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 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 8:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 986 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 984 mb located south
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located southwest of
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM NDT 30 August 2016 An intense low pressure system just east of Funk Island Bank will
continue to track eastwards tonight to lie south of Greenland
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
the low will gradually diminish tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for the East
Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank -
southern half, Funk Island Bank, and the Southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 P.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 32.6 degrees north
and 51.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 964 MB. It is currently moving
northeastward at 9 knots.

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

At 8:00 P.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 34.7
degrees north and 75 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving north-northeastward at 4 knots.

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

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