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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Showers beginning Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 966 mb located north of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM ADT 16 October 2018 An intense low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will
continue to track northeastward to lie southeast of the Labrador Sea
by overnight tonight. Gale force westerly winds will gradually
diminish tonight in the wake of this system.

On Wednesday, a trough will move over the marine district from the
west. This will give strong to gale force westerlies to southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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