South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this afternoon and to south 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 early Thursday morning.

Snow beginning early this evening changing to periods of rain and fog late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 5 overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2017
Friday Wind west 45 knots.
Saturday Wind west 45 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5307W to 4515N 4715W to 4515N 4545W to 4700N 4515W to 5030N
4530W to 5300N 4915W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4945N 5750W to Quebec near 5042N 5925W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2017

'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 10:00 AM NST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 992 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 988 mb located over southwestern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 1 March 2017 A low pressure system approaching from Southern Quebec will move to
lie over the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening then over the
Funk Island Bank Thursday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies or northeasterlies will develop ahead of the low.
South of the lows track winds will veer to strong to gale force

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Belle Isle Bank - eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port - northwestern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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