Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 March 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this evening and to west 25 overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 near noon Sunday.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 March 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 March 2018
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:23 AM EDT 16 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:23 AM EDT 16 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4510N 6030W
to 4555N 5910W to 4740N 6000W to 4815N 6230W to 4940N 5945W to 4725N
5925W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5755W. Sea ice north of the ice

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4545N 5330W to 4545N 4600W to 4800N 4600W to 5300N
4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5043N 5715W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 March 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 NDT 17 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 982 mb located over
the Quebec Lower North Shore.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 985 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 970 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NDT 17 March 2018 A deepening low pressure system over the Northern Grand Banks will
skirt the eastern edge of the Funk Island Bank today before moving to
lie over the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Strong to gale force northwest
to southwesterlies will develop tonight south of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Grand Banks.

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