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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 overnight then backing to south 25 Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 15 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 24 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5331W to 5000N 4700W to 5100N 4700W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 25 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 991 mb located southeast
of Greenland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 998 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Hudson Bay.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over northern Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 25 September 2018 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over Belle Isle Bank will
diminish this afternoon as a low pressure southeast of Greenland
moves further away.

A trough of low pressure over Hudson Bay will cross northern
Labrador on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop
over western waters on Wednesday with this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port and Belle
Isle Bank.

Tropical cyclone information: as of 3:00 A.M. NDT subtropical storm
Leslie was located in the central Atlantic near 33.1 north 47.1 west.
Leslie has maximum sustained winds of 30 knots and is currently
moving toward the east at 3 knots.

Leslie is expected to meander over the central Atlantic Ocean over
the next several days as it gradually transitions to a large
post-tropical cyclone.

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