Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 this afternoon then increasing to east 25 this evening except southeast 35 over eastern sections overnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 early Saturday morning then backing to southwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Rain and fog patches beginning this evening and ending Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5010N 6010W to 5010N 5950W to
5100N 5820W to 5115N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4145N 5145W to 4145N 4915W to 4600N
3715W to 4730N 3715W to 5300N 4445W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015

'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 10:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 983 mb located over Labrador

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 996 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will continue tracking
northeastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies over
northernmost waters diminish this afternoon as the low moves away.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest today,
crossing Central Newfoundland tonight. The low will continue
northeastward across the Belle Isle Bank on Saturday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Gulf -
Port au Port.

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