South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 May 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 35 this afternoon and locally gusts to 45 along the coast this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 near midnight and to west 15 Monday morning. Wind backing to southwest 20 Monday evening.

Rain and fog beginning this afternoon and ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 May 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 May 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 May 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to 4930N 5145W
to 5000N 5105W to 5120N 5140W to 5350N 5010W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5334W to 4615N 5300W to 4615N 5000W to 4630N 4630W to 4715N
4430W to 4845N 4400W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 5952W to Newfoundland near 4907N 5824W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 999 mb located over western
Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 975 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NDT 20 May 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will approach from the west today
and move over Belle Isle Bank by this evening. The low will then move
northeastward away from the district overnight. Strong to gale force
southerly winds will spread across all waters as the low approaches
today. Winds will shift to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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