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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 this evening then veering to southeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain and occasional fog patches Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday. Seas building to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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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 EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5100N 5400W to 5300N 5000W to 5400N 5000W to 5515N
5200W to 5700N 5600W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5605W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 October 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 ADT 22 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today weakening low 1010 mb located south of
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight dissipating low 1012 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line north-south
over the Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM ADT 22 October 2019 A weakening low pressure system south of Georges Bank will move
slowly northwestward today and then be absorbed by a trough of low
pressure approaching from the west tonight. The trough will track
eastward across the marine district on Wednesday.

Strong easterlies north of the first system will spread northward
over western marine regions today. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds will continue to spread eastward over much of the marine
district on Wednesday ahead of the trough, shifting to strong
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

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