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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 August 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 30 knots with gusts to 40 along the coast late this morning and this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeasterly 15 this evening then veering to southwesterly 15 early Thursday morning.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending Thursday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 August 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 August 2022
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 May 2022 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 18 May 2022

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:45 PM EDT 16 August 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4956N 5531W to 5125N 5145W to 5325N 4845W to 5555N 5045W to 5700N
5330W to 5850N 5550W to 5955N 5240W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5842W to Newfoundland near 5034N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 12:03 PM ADT 17 August 2022

'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 10:00 AM ADT 17 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1006 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 1002 mb located over Maine.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough from 1006 mb low located from
Georges Bank to Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday trough from 1002 mb low located from
Maine to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM ADT 17 August 2022 A low pressure system southwest of Georges Bank will move northward
to lie over Southern Maine Thursday morning. Gale force
northeasterlies over some western waters near the low will diminish
as it moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, and Browns Bank.

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