South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 35 knots late this evening and to southeast 45 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning then increasing to west 50 near noon Saturday.

Snow or rain beginning this evening changing to showers Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas building to 7 to 9 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to south 25.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5415N 5800W to
Newfoundland 5420N 5755W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5755N 6200W to 6010N
6410W to Newfoundland 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located off the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 987 mb located over Nova
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 978 mb located near Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 16 November 2018 An approaching low currently over Nova Scotia will intensify as it
moves to lie over the Southwest Coast Saturday morning then just east
of Funk Island Bank in the evening. Gale force easterlies will
develop over most waters tonight and Saturday as the low approaches.
South of the track of the low winds will shift to gale to storm force

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.

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