Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this morning then backing to southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 overnight and locally gusts to 40 along the coast Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 20 Friday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind west 15 to 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located from Funk Island Bank to
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located from Labrador to Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday approaching trough located over Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 19 October 2017 A cold front over the Grand Banks will exit the marine district this
morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of this
feature will diminish as it moves away.

A trough of low pressure will approach Gulf waters tonight.
Winds will increase to strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of
the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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