Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast this evening. Wind diminishing to west 20 near midnight and to west 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

A few showers beginning Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 30 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over southern Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 984 mb located south
of Greenland.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located south of
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NDT 30 August 2016 An intense low pressure system over the southern half of Funk Island
Bank will continue to track eastwards tonight to lie south of
Greenland tomorrow morning. Gale to storm force southwesterlies to
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will gradually diminish
tonight and tomorrow.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis and the Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank - southern half,
Funk Island Bank, and the Southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 P.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 32.4 degrees north
and 52.4 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 968 MB. It is currently moving
east-northeastward at 7 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 3:30 P.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 34.2
degrees north and 75.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
quasi-stationary.

The depression is forecast to become a tropical storm later tonight,
and is forecast to cross the Southern Grand Banks on Friday.

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