South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 near noon Monday then diminishing to northwest 25 Monday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today and Monday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 7 to minus 2 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5105N 5235W to 5510N 5255W to 5725N 5720W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 983 mb located over southwestern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 974 mb located
northeast of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located west of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system over Southwestern Belle Isle Bank will move to
lie northeast of the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the low shift to strong to gale force west
to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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