Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this morning and to west 15 this afternoon. Wind backing to south 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 25 after midnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 Thursday morning then to west 30 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 October 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 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 964 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 966 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching trough located over Anticosti

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 17 October 2018 An intense low pressure system just east of Belle Isle will continue
to move eastward away from the marine district today. Gale to storm
force northwest to southwesterlies in its wake will gradually
diminish today.

A trough of low pressure is forecast to approach from the west
tonight. The trough is expected to extend eastward across
Newfoundland on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected north of the trough while strong to gale force
southwesterlies are expected to its south.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Gulf - Port au Port and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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