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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 20 knots this evening and to southwest 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 near noon Saturday.

Showers beginning Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 21 September 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4730N 4715W to 5100N 4730W to 5800N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 21 September 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southern Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located east of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight cold front located over the St. Lawrence
River.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday cold front located from Banquereau to
Georges Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday approaching ridge located over New
England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 21 September 2018 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will continue to track
across Quebec tonight and will move into Labrador on Saturday.
Strong southerlies will develop across the region this evening and
then increase to southwesterly gales after midnight across all but
the most southerly waters. Storm force southwesterlies are expected
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and Saturday morning with
storm force westerlies persisting Saturday over Anticosti.
Winds will become moderate to strong northwesterlies in the wake of
the system Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy,
Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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