Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 10 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Monday. Wind backing to south 25 Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches changing to flurries or showers this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 December 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 8:00 PM NST 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 971 mb located over
northwestern Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 959 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 1007 mb located over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 10 December 2017 An deepening low pressure system over the Northwestern Belle Isle
Bank will move to lie north of the marine district tonight. Gale to
storm force southwesterlies will gradually diminish as the low moves

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, and the Belle Isle Bank.

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