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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 September 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots and locally southeast 60 to 70 over western sections late this morning and this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 40 to 50 this evening then diminishing to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind veering to west 25 Sunday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers ending near noon Sunday.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 September 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 7 to 9 metres building to 9 to 12 this morning except 14 over western sections today. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 September 2022
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots backing to south 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 May 2022 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 2:30 PM EDT 23 September 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4805N 5257W to 4815N 5215W to 5100N 4815W to 5330N 4900W to 5600N
5100W to 5845N 5545W to 5945N 5255W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5853W to 5030N 5830W to Newfoundland near 5012N 5735W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

High water level warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 09:50 AM NDT 24 September 2022 Locations: south-facing shorelines.

Maximum water levels: significantly exceeding high astronomical tide.

Maximum wave heights: 12 to 14 metres, breaking upon approach to shore.

Time span: this morning until tonight.

First high tide: near 10:30 A.M.
Second high tide: near 9:30 P.M.

Remarks: The worst conditions are expected within a couple of hours on either side of the high tides; however, water levels will remain higher than normal with pounding surf throughout the day, even during low tide.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 September 2022

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 September 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Fiona 938 mb located
at 47.0N 61.2W.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday Post-tropical Storm Fiona 960 mb located
over the eastern Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 24 September 2022 Post tropical storm Fiona will approach the region from the south,
moving over Gulf waters later today. Generally gale to storm force
winds can be expected over most waters with hurricane force winds
over extreme southwestern waters as post-tropical storm Fiona
approaches. Winds will become southwesterly and diminish over all
waters on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Gulf-Port au Port - southeastern half and Southwest
Coast. Storm warnings are in effect for Northeast Gulf and South
Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that high water level warnings are
in effect for Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, and South Coast.

At 9:30 A.M. NDT post-tropical storm Fiona was located near 47.0
degrees north and 61.2 degrees west, about 70 nautical miles
northwest of Sydney. Fiona is moving north-northeast at 30 knots with
maximum sustained winds of 70 knots and a central pressure of 938 MB.

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