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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeast 20 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 Wednesday morning then diminishing to south 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday evening. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind west 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 22 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5619W to 5030N 5400W to 5130N 5000W to 5430N 5045W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 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 3:00 AM ADT 23 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from Labrador to the
St. Lawrence River.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located from Labrador Sea to
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1012 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1010 mb located near
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 23 October 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west today
reaching Cape Cod by this evening. The disturbance will then start to
intensify before tracking northeastward this evening. There remains
some uncertainty over the exact track and intensity of this system.
Current model guidance suggests it will track over Nova Scotia
Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force southeast to northeast winds
will develop ahead of this system with strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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