Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 25 near noon. Wind increasing to north 35 this afternoon then diminishing to north 25 after midnight. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday.

Periods of rain and thunderstorms ending late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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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 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
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5554W to 5115N 5000W to 5245N 5000W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland
near 5101N 5705W to Quebec near 5125N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 07:43 AM NDT 01 September 2015

'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 NDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located off the West Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 998 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 1 September 2015 A low pressure system currently located near the Port au Port
Peninsula will move east-southeastward across Newfoundland today to
lie east of the Avalon Peninsula by this evening. Strong southerly
winds ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force northerlies
behind it.

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

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