Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots backing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 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 EST 2 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 02 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 988 mb located south of Port aux Basques.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 988 mb located over the South Coast
of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located from the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located over the South Coast of
Newfoundland extending eastward.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system south of Port aux Basques will continue very
slowly eastward to lie over the South Coast by Saturday afternoon.
Strong to gale force east or southeasterly winds ahead of this system
will shift to strong to gale force northeasterlies tonight and
persist throughout the day on Saturday.

A trough of low pressure extending eastward to the Grand Banks will
weaken tonight. Strong to gale force westerly winds south of this
feature will diminish over southern waters tonight.

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

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