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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 30 knots except north 40 over eastern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming southwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 September 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight except 3 to 5 over eastern sections. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 19 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5300N 5330W to 5515N 5330W to 5800N 5700W to
6240N 6015W to 6310N 5640W to 5925N 5230W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 20 September 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 987 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 1002 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NDT 20 September 2021 An intense low pressure system will track eastward across the
Southern Grand Banks today before moving southeast of the district
tonight where it will stall for a few days. Gale force southerlies
ahead of the low shift to gale to storm force northerlies in its
wake. Winds will diminish tonight into Tuesday as the low weakens and
a ridge of high pressure moves southeast of Newfoundland.

A trough of low pressure will stretch across the Labrador Sea on
Tuesday. Gale force southwesterlies will develop over the Strait of
Belle Isle near noon Tuesday between this trough and the ridge of
high pressure to the southeast.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand
Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle,
Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, and Funk
Island Bank.

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