Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 early this evening and to northwest 15 late this evening. Wind veering to northeast 15 early Tuesday morning then increasing to northeast 25 late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 45 Tuesday afternoon.

A few flurries ending near midnight. Snow beginning near noon Tuesday and changing to ice pellets Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near midnight. Freezing spray Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind east 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6150W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 26 January 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 950 mb located northeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough from 950 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Labrador to Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching warm front located south of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system located northeast of the Labrador Sea
will continue tracking northeastwards away from the marine district.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies associated with this low will
diminish to strong over most waters by this evening.

A trough of low pressure from this low over the South Labrador Sea
will swing across the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm force
west to northwesterlies will develop over northern waters near
midnight tonight.

On Tuesday, an approaching warm frontal trough will bring gale to
storm force easterlies to southern and Gulf waters by afternoon.
Winds will shift to gale force southwesterlies over southern waters
by Tuesday evening.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south and the Grand Banks.

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