Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 early this morning and locally gusts to 40 along the coast this morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 this afternoon then veering to northwest 30 this evening. Wind northwest 30 Saturday.

A few showers beginning this morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon then building to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W 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 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 20 October 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move to
lie over the Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except South Coast, Southwest Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis
and south, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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