Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 November 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening then backing to west 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 near noon Thursday then increasing to southwest 30 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight.


Issued 06:10 AM NST 25 November 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 November 2015
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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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 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5430W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 25 November 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1010 mb located near James Bay.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 996 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high 1044 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday high 1050 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 25 November 2015 A low pressure system is expected to move northeastward through
Northern Quebec on Thursday while a ridge of high pressure builds
over the Grand Banks. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will
develop throughout the day on Thursday between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

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