Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 07 December 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening then backing to southwest 15 near noon Thursday.

Showers beginning near noon Thursday.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1 rising to plus 3 Thursday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 974 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 983 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located from Labrador Coast to
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish
as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle

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