Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 October 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 40 this morning then veering to west 45 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming southwest 25 Sunday evening.

Rain ending this afternoon. A few showers beginning this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 10 October 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20.

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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 9 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5550W to 5230N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 999 mb located near the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 958 mb located over northern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 10 October 2015 A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it tracks across the Gulf of St. Lawrence today, then over the South
Labrador Sea tonight. Gale to storm force southerlies will spread
across most waters ahead of the low, then shift to gale to storm
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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