South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to south 30 Thursday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Thursday afternoon with gusts to 35 along the coast.

Flurries or showers beginning Thursday morning and ending Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 overnight then falling to minus 4 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4830N 5245W
to 4945N 5320W to 5025N 5520W to 5110N 5310W to 5325N 5340W to 5435N
5220W to 5645N 5730W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5224N 5541W to 5215N 5500W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 981 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 983 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:36 AM NST 16 January 2019 A low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank will move out to
sea today. Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies over eastern
waters will diminish this afternoon as the low pulls away.

Meanwhile, a trough will approach from the west this evening and
cross Newfoundland on Thursday. Strong to gale force southerlies
ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank.
Funk Island Bank, northern grank banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

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