Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early this morning then becoming southwest 25 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 30 overnight.

Rain and fog patches ending early this morning. A few showers tonight and Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5020N 5950W to 5020N 5935W to
5100N 5820W to 5115N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 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 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 997 mb located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 23 May 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland will
move northeastward across Eastern Newfoundland early this morning.
The low will track across the Belle Isle later today to lie northeast
of the marine district overnight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Gulf -
Port au Port.

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