Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 early Friday morning except west 15 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches changing to a few showers Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 992 mb located near Prince Edward Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 989 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM NST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system near Prince Edward Island will track
northeastward across Eastern Newfoundland on Friday morning. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies ahead of this system will shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies south of the low and to strong
to gale force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, the Northern
Grand Banks, and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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