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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 near noon then backing to west 20 to 25 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then to north 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 20 September 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 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 19 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Post-tropical Storm Humberto 973 mb located
at 41.9N 57.6W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing Post-tropical Storm Humberto
980 mb located at 44.6N 52.7W.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from the Great Lakes to
Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 AM ADT 20 September 2019 Post-tropical storm Humberto is just south of Laurentian Fan at
forecast time. Humberto is expected to track across the
Laurentian Fan marine area today before departing across the
Southern Grand Banks early Saturday morning. Gales affecting most
offshore waters increase to storm force for parts of east
Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan as Humberto moves through. Gale to
storm force northwesterlies expected tonight behind Humberto over
easternmost waters will gradually diminish early Saturday morning as
the post-tropical storm departs.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - eastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings
are in effect for Sable - eastern half, East Scotian Slope - western
half, and Banquereau - southern half.

At 9.00 AM ADT, post-tropical storm Humberto was located near
latitude 41.9 north and longitude 57.6 west, about 160 nautical
Miles southeast of Sable Island. Maximum sustained winds were
estimated at 65 knots and central pressure at 973 MB. Humberto is
moving northeast at 19 knots.

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