Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 30 this morning and to northeast 45 this afternoon and locally gusts to 55 along the coast this evening. Wind diminishing to east 30 overnight and to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning.

Snow and ice pellets beginning near noon changing to rain and fog near midnight. Risk of freezing rain this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6150W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located north of Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Quebec to the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located over Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 27 January 2015 An intense trough of low pressure just north of Belle Isle Bank will
track quickly off to the east today. Gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies south of the trough will diminish today as it moves
away.

A warm frontal trough, extending from an intense low pressure system
approaching the Maritimes, will move slowly northward across the
Grand Banks today and across Newfoundland tonight and Wednesday.
Gale force east to northeasterly winds will develop ahead of the
trough then shift to strong to gale force southerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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