Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Monday afternoon.

Flurries or showers changing to flurries this evening and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray Monday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 November 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 November 2015
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 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 3:00 AM NST 29 November 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching trough located over central
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 29 November 2015 A sharp trough of low pressure will move southwards across the
Labrador Sea today, then cross the eastern marine district late on
Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop 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, and Funk Island Bank.

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

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