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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 August 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 overnight then to south 15 to 20 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 30 Monday evening.

Showers beginning Monday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 August 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.

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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 27 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 4930W to 5030N 4645W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 994 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching low 1009 mb located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:47 AM NDT 28 August 2016 Hurricane Gaston, as of 6:30 NDT, is located near 30.1 degrees north
and 54.6 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 80 knots. Minimum
central pressure is estimated at 975 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 5 knots.

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

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