South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to east 25 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Saturday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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 EST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5545W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to Labrador near 5425N 5750W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5800W to 5535N
5940W to Labrador near 5745N 6145W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5900N 6310W to 5910N
6305W to 6020N 6410W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 December 2016

'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 NST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located near Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 988 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from Cape Breton Island to
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland extending eastward.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system near Cape Breton Island will approach
Newfoundland today and continue very slowly eastward to lie south of
the Burin Peninsula overnight. Strong to gale force east or
southeasterly winds are forecast over southwestern waters ahead of
this system today. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
northeasterly tonight and persist throughout the day on Saturday.

A trough of low pressure extending eastward from the low will sweep
across the Grand Banks today. Strong to gale force westerly winds are
forecast for the Southern Grand Banks behind this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and
the Southern Grand Banks.

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