South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning and to southeast 45 to 55 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 this afternoon then veering to west 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming west 25 overnight. Wind west 25 Friday.

Rain and fog patches beginning early this morning changing to a few showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning and to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.

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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 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 3:00 AM NST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 987 mb located over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 983 mb located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system approaching from the southwest will
track over Southwestern Newfoundland early this afternoon then across
the Northeast Coast this evening. The low will then turn
northwestward and move across the Labrador Sea on Friday. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterlies in its wake. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will persist on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, and South Coast. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised to prepare for higher than normal
water levels during high tide today along the South Coast to the west
of the Burin Peninsula and along the west coast from the Port au Port
Peninsula southward. The combination of storm surge and high waves
and pounding surf have the potential to cause minor coastal flooding
or infrastructure damage. Please monitor future forecasts for updated
information.

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