Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 25 April 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 late overnight then veering to east 20 to 25 near noon Sunday and locally gusts to 35 along the coast.

Periods of rain and fog patches.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 April 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4535N 6000W
to 4510N 5920W to 4535N 5805W to 4725N 5810W to Newfoundland near
4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4415N 4900W to 4415N 4600W to 4615N 3730W to 4730N
3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 25 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 998 mb located over Northeast Gulf.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating low 1002 mb located near the
Gaspe Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 992 mb located south of the Grand
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 990 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NDT 25 April 2015 A weak low will track through the Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening
and dissipate as it tracks over Anticosti Island tonight. Strong to
gale force northeasterly winds are expected over Gulf waters near the
Quebec coast and the Western Strait of Belle Isle this evening before
diminishing to strong after midnight tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Northeast Gulf - northwestern

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