South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 November 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

A few flurries or showers changing to flurries late overnight and ending Monday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray beginning Monday morning and ending Monday evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 November 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 November 2015
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 November 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5700W to Labrador
near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5450N 5815W to 5600N
6035W to 5750N 6140W to 6020N 6415W to 6045N 6250W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5430N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 29 November 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 3:30 PM NST 29 November 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over central Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 29 November 2015 A sharp trough of low pressure will continue to move southwards
across the Labrador Sea tonight, then cross the northern marine
district late on Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop
over northern waters ahead of this feature.

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

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

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