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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 24 September 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 September 2022
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 September 2022
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 May 2022 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 18 May 2022

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 24 September 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5256W to 4815N 5215W to 5045N 4845W to 5345N 4845W to 5600N
5045W to 5845N 5545W to 5945N 5255W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5853W to 5030N 5830W to Newfoundland near 5012N 5735W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 24 September 2022

'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 8:00 PM ADT 24 September 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Post-tropical Storm Fiona 950 mb located
at 48.8N 59.8W.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday departing Post-tropical Storm Fiona 970
mb located at 53.8N 57.2W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM ADT 24 September 2022 Post tropical cyclone Fiona is currently over the Northeastern Gulf
of St Lawrence and will move to lie over Southern Labrador Sunday
morning. Gale to storm force westerlies continue in the wake of the
cyclone.

Storm warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf -
Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for gale
warnings are in effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait - southern half, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen -
western half, Chaleur Miscou, and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels are expected for and Gulf of St. Lawrence waters until later
this evening.

As of 8:00 P.M. post tropical cyclone Fiona was located near 48.8
degrees north and 59.8 degrees west or 52 nautical miles west
northwest of Stephenville. Fiona is moving northeast at 20 knots.
Maximum sustained winds are 60 knots and the central pressure is 950
MB.

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