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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 October 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late overnight and to southwest 40 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 October 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon Tuesday then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to west 25.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northeast 20.

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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 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 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 26 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5056N 5554W to 5145N 5300W to 5400N 5030W to 5500N 5015W to 5600N
5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 26 October 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 26 October 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 944 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 940 mb located east of

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1015 mb located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 1002 mb located over eastern

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:06 PM NDT 26 October 2020 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to move away from the marine district tonight. Strong to
Gale force northwesterlies over Belle Isle Bank will diminish this
evening as the low departs.

A second low will approach the marine district from the west early on
Tuesday and will cross Newfoundland later in the day. Strong to gale
force southwesterlies can be expected south of the low track on

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St Francis and south, Belle Isle Bank
and the Grand Banks.

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