Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 30 this morning then veering to northwest 30 this afternoon and locally gusts to 40 along the coast overnight and Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Sunday and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to flurries this evening and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 December 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2018
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5030N 5500W to 5130N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located south of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing high located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 15 December 2018 An approaching trough will cross Newfoundland today. Strong to gale
force west to southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to strong
to near gale force west to northwesterlies this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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