Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming south 35 this evening and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight then backing to south 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Rain ending Sunday morning. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog banks.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

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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 22 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 October 2016

'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 3:30 PM NDT 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 986 mb located over New
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 979 mb located north of the St. Lawrence

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today intensifying trough from low located over
Cabot Strait.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over the Great Northern Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NDT 22 October 2016 A low pressure system over New England will deepen as it moves to lie
over Southern Quebec Sunday morning. A trough extending east of the
low will continue to intensify as it crosses Newfoundland tonight.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies north of the trough shift to
strong to gale force southerlies to its south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast
Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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