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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 18 September 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30 late this evening and to south 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 near noon Saturday then veering to north 25 early Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 September 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 September 2020
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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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 18 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5549W to 5130N 5000W to 5430N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 September 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1004 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 1003 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight warm front located from the low to Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday departing warm front located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 18 September 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest is forecast to
track over the Avalon Peninsula on Saturday morning before moving off
to the east of the district by Saturday evening. Strong to gale force
southerlies will develop to the south of its track with strong to
gale force northerlies to its north.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank - southern half, and the
Grand Banks.

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