Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 October 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light overnight. Wind becoming east 15 Friday evening.

Showers ending this morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 October 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 25.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 26 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 27 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1011 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing low 987 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday high located south of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NDT 27 October 2016 A low pressure system just south of the Grand Banks is forecast to
deepen as it tracks along the southern edge of the Southeastern Grand
Banks this morning then off to the east later today and tonight.
Gale force northerlies will develop today over southeasternmost
waters behind the low. Winds will diminish overnight as the low moves

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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