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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this morning and to northwest 35 near noon with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to north 20 near midnight. Wind backing to west 15 Sunday morning then increasing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.

Showers ending late this evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4930W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N
5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5138N 5636W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 21 September 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Humberto 981 mb located
at 45N 52.7W.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight departing Post-tropical Storm Humberto
984 mb located at 46.6N 42.6W.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday approaching low located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 21 September 2019 At 3.00 AM NDT, post-tropical storm Humberto was located near
latitude 45.0 north and longitude 52.7 west, about 100 nautical miles
or 185 kilometres south of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds are
estimated at 55 knots and central pressure at 981 MB. Humberto is
moving east-northeastward at 21 knots. Humberto will continue
east-northeastward and weaken as it tracks through the Southern Grand
Banks today.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of Humberto will increase to gale to
storm force southwesterlies to its south. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will persist behind Humberto today.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over the Northeast Coast will
track move to lie east of the district today. Strong to gale force
northerlies are expected behind the trough. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies are forecast for western waters late Sunday ahead of
a low pressure system moving through Labrador.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of
Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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