Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 this afternoon and to southwest 25 Monday evening.

Rain and fog banks changing to a few flurries near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog banks and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 5 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 7 to 10 this morning then subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to east 35 to 45 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6210W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM NST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 956 mb located over Gulf -
Port au Port.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 944 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over gulf Port-au-Port will continue
tracking northeastwards crossing Southeastern Labrador this
afternoon. Storm force southerly winds ahead of this low will shift
to gale to storm force southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will
diminish to strong to gale force overnight tonight into Monday
morning.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters, and a high water level warning is in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle and the Gulf - Port au Port.

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

Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf are expected
along the western and southern coasts of Newfoundland, early this
morning and subsiding tonight. While current guidance indicates that
the highest water levels will not likely coincide with the
astronomical high tide, there is potential for water levels to
increase further if the storm track changes. The public is advised to
monitor future forecasts and warnings, as warnings may be issued as
further information becomes available.

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