South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 30 November 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening. Flurries or showers beginning Tuesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to plus 3 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5610W to 5440N 5715W to
5600N 6030W to 5750N 6140W to 6000N 6330W to 6015N 6225W 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 10:00 AM NST 30 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 10:00 AM NST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NST 30 November 2015 A sharp trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will move
east of the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over northeastern waters will diminish tonight as it

A second trough approaching from Quebec will cross the northern
marine district on Tuesday. Southwesterly gales will redevelop 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, Funk Island Bank, and Northern
Grand Banks.

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

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