Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 25.

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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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 966 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward to lie northeast of the marine
district by Saturday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are
expected ahead of the low while gale to storm force southwest to
westerlies are expected in its wake over eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Northern Grand Banks,
and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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

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