Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 November 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots and locally gusts to 50 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to west 25 late overnight then veering to north 15 to 20 Saturday morning.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to flurries and showers Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 November 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 November 2015
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

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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 27 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 November 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland to New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 27 November 2015 An elongated trough of low pressure extending from the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland to New Brunswick will slowly slide
southeastward across the district tonight and Saturday. Meanwhile, a
very strong ridge of high pressure southeast of the Grand Banks will
slowly move away from the region tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds between these features will shift to strong
northerlies behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk
Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks - northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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