Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots and locally gusts to 30 along the coast. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to north 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain or snow ending near noon. Rain and fog patches overnight and Wednesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog patches.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice over the extreme western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice over the extreme
western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4330N 4930W to 4330N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5025N 5947W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 987 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating low 990 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NDT 28 April 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland will
continue to track westward and then southwestward away from the
marine district today. Strong to gale force northeasterlies north of
the low's track will slowly ease later today and tonight.

A second low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks from the
southeast tonight and then track westward across Newfoundland
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop north of
the low's track on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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