Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 25 Monday afternoon and to light Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 February 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming west 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 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 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north 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 1 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 01 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 01 February 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 8:00 PM NST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 980 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 970 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from 980 mb low located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 1 February 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Southern Labrador Sea
will move across the Labrador Sea overnight to lie north of the
district Monday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies will spread
across the marine district tonight or early Monday behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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