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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 19 September 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots backing to northerly 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 20 Friday morning.

Showers beginning this evening and ending Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 19 September 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 19 September 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 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 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5620W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 19 September 2019

'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 10:00 AM ADT 19 September 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Humberto 952 mb located at
36.0N 60.9W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday Post-tropical Storm Humberto 968 mb
located at 41.5N 58.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 19 September 2019 Hurricane Humberto is forecast to move northeastward towards the
southeastern marine district today and tonight. On Friday Humberto is
expected to transition to a post-tropical storm as it approaches
Laurentian Fan during the day. Gale force northeasterlies developing
across the slope waters today will likely reach storm force over
parts of East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan tonight and Friday as
Humberto approaches.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - southeastern half and Laurentian Fan.
Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Sable - eastern half, East Scotian Slope - northwestern half, and
Banquereau - southern half.

At 9.00 AM ADT, hurricane Humberto was located near latitude 36.0
north and longitude 60.9 west , about 478 nautical miles or 885
kilometres south of Sable Island. Maximum sustained winds are
estimated at 105 knots and central pressure at 952 MB. Humberto is
moving north-northeast at 20 knots (37 km/h).

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