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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind veering to north 15 to 20 overnight then diminishing to light Monday morning. Wind becoming southerly 15 Monday evening.

Showers ending this morning.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 October 2020

Banquereau - northwestern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 after midnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Banquereau - southeastern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 Sunday morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020
Tuesday Wind southerly 30 knots veering to westerly 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 24 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5630N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Epsilon 960 mb located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing Post-tropical Storm Epsilon 977
mb located over the southeastern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today high 1030 mb located over southwestern
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday departing high 1034 mb located east of

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching low 1015 mb located over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM ADT 25 October 2020 At 3:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 42.1
north and longitude 54.6 west or approximately 280 nautical miles
south-southwest of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds were estimated
at 65 knots and central pressure at 960 MB. Epsilon is moving
northeast at 21 knots.

Epsilon will continue moving northeast today, passing through the
Southeastern Grand Banks this afternoon likely as a post-tropical
storm. Epsilon will depart away from the Grand Banks this evening.

Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected behind epsilon over
the southeastern marine district today, with the storm force winds
confined to the Laurentian Fan area this morning. Elsewhere across
the district moderate to strong northerlies will diminish to light
tonight as an area of high pressure moves in from the west. Moderate
to strong southeasterlies will develop over westernmost waters later
on Monday ahead of a low pressure system approaching from New

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for east Scotian
Slope, Banquereau, and Cabot Strait.

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