Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 August 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 25 near noon then diminishing to west 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Friday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4715N 5100W to 5100N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N
4900W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwestern ShoreIssued 10:00 AM ADT 17 August 2017
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM ADT 17 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gert 972 mb located at 42.3N
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 44.6N 46.7W.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1000 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 998 mb located over eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:49 AM ADT 17 August 2017 A low pressure system over Anticosti Island will move southeastward
across the Northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence to lie over Eastern
Newfoundland this evening. Strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop over much of the district today as the low passes by to the
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Fourchu, and Banquereau-northern half.
Marine interests are also advised that the combination of cool air,
warm waters and favourable atmospheric conditions will give the
potential for waterspout development today over the Gulf of St
At 9:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane Gert was located near 42.3 degrees north
and 51.7 degrees west, or 270 nautical miles southeast of Cape Race,
Newfoundland. Gert was moving east-northeast at 41 knots. Maximum
sustained winds were 80 knots and central pressure was 972 MB.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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