South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25 this morning then increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to north 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning.

Showers ending this afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 August 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4845W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017

'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 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 999 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 18 August 2017 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will drift southwestward
into the northern portion of the East Coast this morning before
moving quickly eastward and away from the district later today and
tonight. Gale force northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank - northern
half, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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