South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 early this morning with gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and locally gusts to 35 along the coast Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to north 20 near noon Wednesday then veering to northeast 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 3:00 AM NST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over the western Strait
of Belle Isle.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the Marine District.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from 1003 mb low located over
the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 17 January 2017 A low pressure over the Western Strait of Belle Isle will track
across Northern Newfoundland early this morning then across the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland later today before moving
southeastward across the Grand Banks overnight. Strong to gale force
south to southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to
gale force north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast,
South Coast, and Northeast Coast.

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