Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 February 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening and to west 35 late overnight with gusts to 45 along the coast Monday morning and afternoon.

A few flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Monday morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 4 tenths of new ice in a few bays. 

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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 EST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4735N 6255W to 4755N 6115W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths of new ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5258W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4800W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4500W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 14 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 14 February 2016

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 14 February 2016 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 966 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 958 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located south of Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 998 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 14 February 2016 A deepening low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue to track northeastward this evening and will stall east of
the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will persist or redevelop
across most waters throughout the forecast period.

An intensifying low pressure system south of Cape Breton Island will
track northeastwards across the Grand Banks tonight. Gale to storm
force westerlies will develop over the Southern Grand Banks south of
the trough tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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