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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this evening then becoming northeast 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light near noon Friday.

Showers ending Friday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 15 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4515W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located east of

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located from Funk Island Bank to
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:33 AM NDT 16 August 2018 A trough of low pressure over the Southern Gulf of St Lawrence will
slowly move southeastwards throughout the period. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies over Gulf waters will diminish this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.

At 6:30 AM NDT, subtropical storm Ernesto was located near
Latitude 40.8 north and longitude 44.1 west. Ernesto has maximum
sustained winds of 35 knots and is moving northeastward at
About 11 knots with a minimum central pressure of 1008 MB.

Ernesto is forecast to accelerate northeastward today. This track
keeps Ernesto east of the Grand Banks and is not expected to have any
impacts on the marine district.

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