South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 55 knots and locally gusts to 65 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 45 near noon and locally gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 early this evening and to northwest 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to light near noon Friday then increasing to southeast 25 Friday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 November 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018
Saturday Wind east 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 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 03:00 AM NST 15 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 3:00 AM NST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 945 mb located over northeastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 954 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 988 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 15 November 2018 A powerful low pressure system over Northeastern Funk Island Bank
will move to lie east the marine district this morning then south of
Greenland overnight. Storm to hurricane force west to northwesterlies
will gradually diminish to gale to storm force today. Winds will
diminish over western waters overnight and elsewhere on Friday as the
low moves further away.

A second low approaching from the Maritimes late Friday will spread
gale force southeasterlies over southwestern waters in the evening.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern
Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are further advised that a high water level warning
is in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.

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