Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday morning.

Snow beginning Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 1 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Monday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme southwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4800W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 975 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 962 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high 1036 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday high 1031 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located on a line east-west
over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NST 25 February 2018 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will continue to
slowly move southeastward and intensify today. Meanwhile, a trough of
low pressure over the Funk Island Bank will track southeastwards and
merge with the low this afternoon.

Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies will continue over
eastern waters in the wake of both systems, diminishing throughout
the day as a ridge builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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