Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 30 near midnight then backing to west 20 to 25 near noon Monday. Wind backing to southwest 30 Monday evening.

Fog banks dissipating this evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 976 mb located over
western Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 954 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Western Newfoundland will move to lie
east of the marine district by Monday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank, and Belle Isle Bank.

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