Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 08 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then backing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Monday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 Monday evening.

Flurries this evening. Showers Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 6 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W to
Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 08 December 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 8 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Labrador Sea to
Sable Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday dissipating trough located over southeastern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will continue
southeastward across the Funk Island Bank this evening. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will diminish over northern waters tonight
as the trough departs and a ridge replaces it from the west.

A second trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach the
district overnight tonight before dissipating over Southeastern
Labrador Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected over most waters between the ridge and the approaching
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast,
South Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: