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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 near noon then veering to south 20 late overnight. Wind becoming variable 15 to 20 Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches tonight and Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon except 5 to 7 over southern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 23 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5153N 5602W to 5145N 5430W to 5215N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 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 10:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Hurricane Epsilon 972 mb located southwest
of Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday Hurricane Epsilon 975 mb located over
the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing high 1029 mb located over the
northeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 October 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west today while hurricane epsilon tracks towards the Southern Grand
Banks from the southwest. Gale force southeasterlies will spread
across southern waters this morning ahead of epsilon, while
Gale force southerlies will develop over northern waters this
afternoon in advnace of the trough. Gale force southeasterlies will
veer to hurricane force southwesterlies as epsilon crosses the
Southern Grand Banks Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies are expected in the wake of epsilon and the trough
later on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks - southeastern half.
Storm warnings are in effect for southeastern grand
Banks - northwestern half and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 A.M. NDT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 37.1
north and longitude 61.3 west, about 680 nautical miles southwest of
Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 65 knots and
central pressure at 972 MB. Epsilon is moving northward at 11 knots.
Epsilon is expected to make a turn to the northeast today and pass
through the Southern Grand Banks on Sunday as a hurricane or strong
post-tropical storm.

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