Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 17 March 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 late overnight and to west 35 near noon Sunday.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 March 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 11:29 AM EDT 17 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:29 AM EDT 17 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4510N 6030W
to 4705N 5905W to 4700N 5715W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4545N 5330W to 4530N 4745W to 4530N 4600W to 4800N
4600W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5041N 5717W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM 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 8:00 PM NDT 17 March 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 986 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating low located near Cabot Strait.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 974 mb located over
northeastern Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 968 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NDT 17 March 2018 A deepening low pressure system over the Northeastern Funk Island
Bank will move to lie over the Belle Isle Bank tonight and then
remain nearly stationary. 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 all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

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