Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 this evening then veering to northwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Tuesday Wind west 25 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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 November 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 990 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low located over southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM NST 17 November 2017 A low pressure system will continue approach the marine district from
the west tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies can be
expected over western and southern waters ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast,
South Coast, and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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