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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then to west 45 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Rain or snow changing to showers late this evening then to flurries or showers Saturday afternoon and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 November 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 8:00 PM AST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 988 mb located over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing low 976 mb located over
southeastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM AST 16 November 2018 An intensifying low pressure system over Nova Scotia will move
east-northeastward tonight to lie over Southeastern Newfoundland
Saturday morning. Gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead and
south of the low, while strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected north of it. Winds will then switch to strong to gale force
westerlies behind this system except over southern and eastern waters
where gale to storm force westerlies are expected.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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