Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight.

Rain and fog patches beginning this morning and ending this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 29 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line east-west
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1014 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday deepening low 1003 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 29 September 2016 A low pressure system approaching the district from the southwest
will deepen as it crosses the Grand Banks tonight before moving east
of the marine district on Friday. Over southeastern waters, strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies ahead of the low will switch to
gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will
diminish through the day Friday as the low moves away from the

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks - western half. Gale warnings are in effect
for the East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks
- eastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

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