Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight then increasing to southwest 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon and to southwest 20 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 to 8 Thursday morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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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 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2017

'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 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 968 mb located north of
the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 959 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low 994 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system north of the Gaspé Peninsula will
move to lie over Northern Labrador by Thursday evening. Gale force
southeasterlies over all waters ahead of the low's cold front shift
to gale force southwesterlies over most waters in its wake.

On Thursday, a second low approaching from the southwest will track
over the South Coast of Newfoundland in the evening. Gale to storm
force southerlies are expected ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast and East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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