Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 September 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind east 25 knots backing to north 25 near noon Thursday.

Rain and fog patches beginning Thursday morning and ending Thursday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 September 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind north 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind west 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 28 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 September 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located from Labrador to the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
east-west over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low located southwest of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 1017 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located from the low to the East
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NDT 28 September 2016 A low pressure system approaching the district from the southwest
will deepen as it crosses the Southwestern Grand Banks Thursday
evening. Moderate to strong southerlies developing well ahead of the
low will increase to strong to gale force in its vicinity.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half.

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