South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots and locally gusts to 55 along the coast late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to west 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain and fog banks ending late overnight. Flurries beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this morning then subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except open water near the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5010N 5435W to 5050N 5235W to 5300N 5210W to 5325N
5130W to 5445N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except open water near the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5529W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5030W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 21 January 2019

'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 3:30 PM NST 21 January 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located near Gulf - Port au Port.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
Belle Isle Bank.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough from 990 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 21 January 2019 An intense area of low pressure over the Northern Gulf of St.
Lawrence will very slowly track northeastward to lie over the Belle
Isle Bank by Tuesday morning. An associated trough will track
eastward across the marine district tonight. Gale force southerlies
ahead of the trough will diminish to strong westerlies behind it,
with strong to gale force northeasterlies persisting north of the
low.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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