Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 02 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots except variable 15 to 20 over southeastern sections late this evening.



Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 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 EST 2 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 02 December 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 8:00 PM NST 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located southeast of Port
aux Basques.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 987 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NST 2 December 2016 A low pressure system southeast of Port aux Basques will continue
very slowly eastward to lie over the Southern Grand Banks by Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force east or southeasterly winds ahead of
this system will shift to strong to gale force northeasterlies
tonight and persist throughout the day on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, and the South

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