Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then to south 15 to 20 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 30 Monday evening.

Showers beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 August 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 4845W to 5030N 4630W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1014 mb located over
southwestern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday deepening low 1003 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 994 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NDT 28 August 2016 A low pressure system over Southwestern Quebec will deepen as it
tracks eastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Monday
evening, then moves across Newfoundland on Monday night. Strong
southwesterly to northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies on Monday evening in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port.

At 3:30 PM NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.6 degrees north
and 54.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 970 MB. It is currently moving northwest at
4 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

Tropical depression 8 has formed west southwest of Bermuda. As of
3:30 PM NDT, the depression is located near 31.5 degrees north
And 70.7 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 1009 MB. It is currently moving west at 8
knots.

The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine on
Monday. At this time, it is too soon to determine what, if any,
impacts it will have on Canadian waters.

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