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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 early this morning and to light late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 overnight and to southwest 40 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 3 to 4 near noon Tuesday. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to west 25.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northeast 20.

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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 25 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5600N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 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 NDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Epsilon 970 mb located
south of Greenland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 940 mb located east of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday approaching low located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NDT 26 October 2020 Post-tropical storm epsilon will continue to evolve into an intense
mid-latitude storm as it moves northeastward today. Gale force
northwesterlies over eastern waters will subside today as it recedes.

A developing low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west early on Tuesday and will cross Newfoundland later in the day.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies can be expected south of the low
track on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

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