South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 30 Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 December 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5530W to 5345N
5535W to 5600N 5945W to 5715N 6045W to 5800N 5910W then eastward.
Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5030N 5500W to 5130N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 956 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday high located south of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Gaspe Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 14 December 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to track northeastwards today. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure
over New Brunswick is expected to drift eastwards to lie south of the
Grand Banks by Saturday morning. Consequently, strong to gale force
west to northwesterly winds will persist over all waters between the
high pressure and the departing low today.

An approaching trough will cross Newfoundland on Saturday. Strong to
gale force west to southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake late in the
day on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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