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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 October 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southwesterly 25 this evening and to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 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 Wreckhouse
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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 17 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 October 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 10:00 AM ADT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 995 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 980 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 AM ADT 17 October 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west
tonight and deepen as it moves to lie near Eastern Newfoundland
Thursday evening. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over most
waters in the wake of the low. There is a slight risk of waterspouts
over southeastern portions of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, including the
Northumberland Strait early Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Cabot Strait and Anticosti-eastern half.

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