Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday morning. Wind backing to southwest 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers ending late overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over the Grand

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located north of Anticosti
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday weakening low 1010 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching ridge located from Labrador
to Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 18 October 2017 A cold front over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cross the Southern
Grand Banks tonight. Winds will increase to strong southwest ahead of
the front and strong to gale force northwest behind it.

A trough of low pressure will approach Gulf waters late Thursday.
Winds will increase to strong to gale force southwest ahead of the

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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