Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 this morning then becoming west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 15 near midnight then diminishing to light Monday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 near noon Monday.

Flurries changing to showers and fog patches this morning then to flurries this afternoon and ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4810N 6140W to 4940N 5840W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4600N 4715W to 4615N 4545W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 993 mb located west of New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system will approach Newfoundland from the west this
morning and cross Southeastern Newfoundland this afternoon. Strong to
gale force southerly winds are forecast for southern and eastern
waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank - western half.

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