South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to north 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to west 25 this afternoon.

Snow ending early this morning. A few flurries beginning this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 7 overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 2 tenths of new ice in a few small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4950W
to 4835N 4730W to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths of new ice in a few small bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5253W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4700W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 967 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 997 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 997 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 996 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will continue away
from the region this morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
over northern waters will diminish this morning.

A second low over will cross the Grand Banks today. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies to the north of the low's track will veer to
gale force southwesterlies south of it.

A third low approaching from the Labrador Sea will move east of the
district on Saturday. Strong to gale force westerlies will spread
over northern waters on Saturday behind this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half, Funk Island Bank - northeastern
half and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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