Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming south 35 Saturday evening and locally gusts to 45 along the coast.

Rain and fog banks beginning after midnight. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday and to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 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 21 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 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 10:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of the Marine

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday deepening low 984 mb located over New

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday intensifying trough from low located
over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NDT 21 October 2016 A low pressure system developing along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard will
deepen as it moves to lie over Southern Quebec late Saturday.
A trough extending east of the low will intensify as it approaches
the district from the south Saturday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies developing north of trough veer to strong to gale
force southerlies to its south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf - northwestern
half, Gulf-Port au Port - northwestern half, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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