Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots after midnight and to southeast 35 near noon Saturday.

Rain and fog patches beginning near noon Saturday.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 February 2019
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in a few bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 15 February 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 3:30 PM NST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 974 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over New
Brunswick.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM NST 15 February 2019 A low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will continue tracking
eastward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern
waters will diminish this evening as the low moves away.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west Saturday
morning. Gale force southeasterlies will develop on Saturday over
most waters ahead of the trough. Storm force southeasterlies can be
expected over Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk
Island Bank.

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