South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Monday afternoon and to southeast 25 Monday evening.

Snow beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 1 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 February 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:53 PM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:53 PM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4645N 5045W
to 4655N 4730W to 5130N 4845W to 5455N 5210W to 5600N 5530W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4715W to 5000N 4615W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 25 February 2018

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 3:30 PM NST 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 965 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 1006 mb located south of
the Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high 1033 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday high 1028 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 25 February 2018 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will remain nearly
stationary tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies will continue over eastern waters in its wake,
diminishing throughout the night and Monday as a ridge builds in from
the west.

A second low will approach from the Maritimes on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of this feature.

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

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

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