South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots near noon and to southeast 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to south 25 Tuesday morning.

Snow beginning this evening changing to showers after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5330W to 4825N
5300W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W. Sea ice west of the ice

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
4915N 5320W to 4950N 5405W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5530W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5540W to 5205N
5445W to 5420N 5525W to 5600N 5910W to 5715N 6040W to 5725N 5920W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2018

'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 3:00 AM NST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 999 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 977 mb located south of Cape Breton

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 17 December 2018 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today to lie
over Cape Breton Island by early Tuesday morning. The low will slowly
move northeastward on Tuesday to lie over the Southwest Coast by
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected to develop
over southern waters this evening ahead of the low and spread
northward throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank and the Grand Banks.

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