South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots backing to northeast 45 early this evening then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 early Sunday morning.

Snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 becoming minus 8 to minus 2 Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 13 February 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 984 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 963 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM NST 13 February 2016 An intense low pressure system over Banquereau will continue to track
northeastward to lie over Funk Island Bank by early Sunday morning
and northeast of Belle Isle Bank Sunday afternoon. Gale force
easterlies ahead of the low will back to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake. Meanwhile, gale to storm force
southerlies east of the low will veer to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish Sunday as the low
exits the district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and
Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East
Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank - northwestern half.

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