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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this evening. Wind southwest 15 Friday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog patches dissipating Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 August 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to easterly 15.
Monday Wind easterly 20 knots.

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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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5630W to 5025N 5315W to 5430N 5210W to 5700N 5400W to 6140N
5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5900N 4805W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5838W to Newfoundland near 5027N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:30 PM ADT 22 August 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1010 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1007 mb located over Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday weakening low 1007 mb located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM ADT 22 August 2019 A developing low pressure system west of Georges Bank will track
across the slope waters tonight to lie over Southern Banquereau
Friday morning. Southwesterly winds are forecast to increase to
strong to gale force near this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have been issued for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

At noon today, tropical depression Chantal was located near 38.8
north 43.8 west. Maximum sustained winds were 30 knots. Chantal was
moving east at about 15 knots, with a central pressure of 1010 MB.

Chantal is not expected to pose a threat to the marine district.

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