Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 30 after midnight and to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 Friday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday afternoon except southwest 15 to 20 over eastern sections.

Snow changing to rain and fog banks this evening and ending Friday morning. Risk of thunderstorms this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2018
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the morning and to northeast 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4530N 5810W to 4650N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5314W to 4500N 4744W to 4515N 4529W to 4700N
4529W to 5100N 4744W to 5300N 4929W to 5600N 5144W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 22 March 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 3:30 PM NDT 22 March 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 988 mb located near Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 994 mb located over central

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 988 mb low located from the
low to the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday trough from 994 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM NDT 22 March 2018 A low pressure system just south of Nova Scotia and an associated
trough stretching eastward across the Grand Banks will move northward
tonight to lie from Central Newfoundland to the Funk Island Bank by
Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force easterlies to northeasterlies
will spread over all waters tonight and Friday ahead of these
features. Strong to gale force southwesterlies can be expected to the
south of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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