Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late this evening and to southeast 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 35 Saturday morning.

Rain beginning Saturday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

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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 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today high located over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday departing high located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1008 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 998 mb located near Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NDT 28 October 2016 A low pressure system located over the Gulf of Maine will deepen as
it moves to lie just to the southeast of Cape Breton Island by
Saturday evening. Gale to storm force easterlies will spread across
southern waters on Saturday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, the Northern Grand Banks,
and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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