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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 19 September 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to easterly 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 19 September 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 19 September 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 30.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 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 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 19 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4645N 4545W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 8:00 PM ADT 19 September 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight high 1034 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday high 1033 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Jose 974 mb located at 37.8N
71.0W.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday Hurricane Jose 977 mb located at
39.6N 68.8W.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday low 1011 mb located over Sable Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday low 1011 mb located near Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM ADT 19 September 2017 Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop Wednesday afternoon
ahead of approaching hurricane Jose. Marine interests are advised
that gale warnings have been issued for Georges Bank and West Scotian
Slope - southwestern half.

At 9:00 PM ADT hurricane Jose is located near 37.8 north and 71.0
west with a central pressure of 974 MB. The maximum wind speed is 65
knots. Jose is moving north northeast at 7 knots.

Jose is expected to maintain hurricane status until Wednesday when it
should weaken to a tropical storm as it continues to track northward.
Jose is then forecast to make a turn to the east giving gale force to
possible storm force winds for southwestern marine waters. Increasing
wave heights and long period swells ahead of Jose will reach the
Atlantic and Fundy coastlines this evening.

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