South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 35 this afternoon then diminishing to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Thursday morning then veering to southwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain and fog banks ending this afternoon. Rain beginning late overnight and changing to flurries Thursday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5310N 5545W to 5350N 5525W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 5920N 6250W to 5940N 6200W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 4930W to 5300N 4930W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 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 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 993 mb located over the
Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the low to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located over
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 21 November 2018 A deepening low over the Southwest Coast of will track northeastwards
today and into Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force south to
northeast winds ahead of the low will shift to gale force west to
southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish tonight as the low

Meanwhile, a second deepening low pressure system will approach the
Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and track across Newfoundland on
Thursday. Gale force north to northeasterlies will develop on
Thursday west of the low. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead
of the low will shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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