Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 20 this afternoon and to east 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday morning.

A few showers ending Saturday morning. Fog patches forming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind northeasterly 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.

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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 22 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Post-tropical Storm Jose 990 mb located
at 39.7N 68.8W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Jose 996
mb located at 39.3N 68.5W.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located from Maine to the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM ADT 22 September 2017 Strong to gale force easterlies over the southwestern waters will
continue to diminish this morning as post tropical storm Jose slowly
weakens and drifts away from the district. Marine interests are
advised that a gale warning is in effect for Browns Bank.

As of 9:00 AM ADT post tropical storm Jose was located near 39.7
north and 68.8 west, or about 110 nautical miles south-southeast of
Nantucket. Minimum central pressure is 990 MB and maximum sustained
winds are 45 knots. Jose is currently drifting westward at 2 knots.

Long period swells from Jose will continue to affect the southwestern
Atlantic coastline of Nova Scotia and will slowly diminish throughout
the day.

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