Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 03 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 late overnight then diminishing to north 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 December 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 03 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 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 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:59 PM EST 3 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5200N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5116N 5818W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5718W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 03 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 3:30 PM NST 3 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 987 mb located southeast of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing low 987 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough from 987 mb low located on a line
east-west over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:07 PM NST 3 December 2016 A low pressure system southeast of the Avalon Peninsula will continue
moving slowly southeastward to lie southeast of the Grand Banks by
Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force north to northeasterly winds
the wake of this system will persist until this evening over western
waters and into Sunday over southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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