Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southeast 35 near midnight and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Friday morning and to southwest 15 Friday afternoon.

Rain beginning this evening and ending Friday morning. Fog forming near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 5950W to 4640N
5930W to 4840N 6115W to 5010N 5845W to 4755N 5940W to 4650N 5840W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 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 3:00 AM NDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located on a line
east-west over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located southwest of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 992 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NDT 26 April 2018 A low pressure system southwest of Cape Cod will move northeastward
to lie near the Gaspé Peninsula this evening then over the Labrador
Sea by Friday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop over western waters this evening and elsewhere overnight or
early Friday as the low approaches. Winds will gradually diminish by
Friday evening as the low moves north of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Bank.

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