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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 October 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 overnight and to light near noon Monday.

Rain and fog patches ending near noon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 October 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 5 to 7 over southern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 October 2020
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon then becoming west 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 24 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5630N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 October 2020

'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 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Hurricane Epsilon 960 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday Post-tropical Storm Epsilon 975 mb located
south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over western Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over the

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NDT 25 October 2020 Hurricane epsilon will likely transition to a strong post-tropical
storm while tracking across the Southern Grand Banks today. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of epsilon will shift to storm to
hurricane force southwesterlies to the south of its track. In the
wake of epsilon, gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected
across eastern waters. Winds will diminish on Monday as epsilon
departs to the east and a ridge of high pressure approaches from the

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks - southeastern half.
Storm warnings are in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks -
northwestern half and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the
Northern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 A.M. NDT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 42.1
north and longitude 54.6 west, or about 280 nautical miles
south-southwest of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds were estimated
at 65 knots and central pressure at 960 MB. Epsilon is moving
northeastward at 21 knots and is expected to pass through the
Southern Grand Banks today likely as a strong post-tropical storm,
before departing to the east on Monday.

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