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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 November 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 20 Monday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 Monday afternoon and to east 35 Monday evening.

Flurries or showers this morning. Rain Monday late in the day with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 November 2019

Fourchu - eastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 near noon Monday and to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Fourchu - western half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 near noon Monday and to 4 to 6 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots becoming northerly 15.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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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 Branch Hill 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 EST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4630W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 996 mb located over
southeastern Cape Hatteras.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 991 mb located over Georges Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM AST 17 November 2019 Strong to gale force westerlies over Cabot and Northern Banquereau
waters will diminish today as a ridge of high pressure moves into the
region.

A low pressure system south of Cape Hatteras will begin to move up
the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Strong to gale force
easterlies will spread across the soutern waters ahead of the low.
In the wake of the low, winds will shift to strong to gale force
southerlies.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur -
Miscou and Anticosti.

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