Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 November 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except southwest 35 to 45 over eastern sections late this morning. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to west 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 30 Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 November 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 10:00 AM NST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 977 mb located near the Burin Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 978 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 17 November 2018 A low over Southern Newfoundland will track across Funk Island Bank
this afternoon to lie east of the marine district tonight. Strong to
gale force southeast to northeasterlies can be expected ahead of the
low, with gale to storm force southwest to northwesterlies to the
south and west of its track.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf
waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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