Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 15 to 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 late overnight then diminishing to light near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to minus 2 to plus 2 Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots in the morning then veering to southwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free except open water along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except open water along the coast.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 1011 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing low 999 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over the northern Grand

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NST 16 January 2018 A low pressure system will cross Northern Grand Banks today and leave
the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterlies to
its south and strong to gale force northerlies in its wake will
diminish tonight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warning are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island
Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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