South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning and to southeast 35 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning near noon Thursday and ending Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning and to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming south 20.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

'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 3:00 AM NST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening low 1005 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 990 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM NST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system just east of the Funk Island Bank will weaken
as it drifts southward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
over eastern waters will gradually diminish today as the low weakens.

An intense low pressure system will then approach from the southwest
tonight and track northeastward over the gulf Thursday. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that there is potential for high
waves and pounding surf along the Southwest Coast Thursday afternoon
which may result in minor coastal flooding. Please monitor future
forecasts for updated information.

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