Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 25 near noon. Wind increasing to north 35 this afternoon then diminishing to north 25 after midnight. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday.

Periods of rain and thunderstorms ending late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 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 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5554W to 5115N 5000W to 5245N 5000W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5101N 5705W to Quebec near 5125N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located off the West Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 998 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 1 September 2015 A low pressure system currently located near the Port au Port
Peninsula will move east-southeastward across Newfoundland today to
lie east of the Avalon Peninsula by this evening. Strong southerly
winds ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force northerlies
behind it.

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

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