Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 955 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 953 mb located
northeast of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 10 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will drift
slowly northeastward early this morning before stalling northeast of
the district. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected across
northern waters throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected over the remainder of the district.

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 Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, and Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: