South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 April 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to west 30 this morning and to west 20 overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 Friday morning then increasing to southeast 25 Friday evening.

A few flurries today and tonight. Snow beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2 falling to minus 3 this morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 April 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 April 2015
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4855N 4450W to 4935N 4650W to 5550N 5235W to 5630N 5555W to
5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few small bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 April 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 2 April 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 984 mb located northeast of the Avalon
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 982 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday approaching trough located from the Gaspe
Peninsula to Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NDT 2 April 2015 A low pressure system northeast of the Avalon Peninsula will move to
lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will switch to strong to gale force
west to southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will gradually diminish
tonight as the low moves away from the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

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

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