Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this morning with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind west 25 with gusts to 35 along the coast Tuesday.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 March 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind east 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4535N 5900W to 4705N 5900W to 4700N 5715W to Newfoundland near
4730N 5610W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5517W to 4545N 5330W to 4515N 4745W to 4515N 4600W to 4800N
4600W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 19 March 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 965 mb located over northeastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating low located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 970 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 976 mb located over southern Labrador

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 19 March 2018 A low pressure system over the Northeastern Funk Island Bank will
drift slowly northeastward today and will dissipate northeast of
Belle Isle Bank this afternoon. A second low will approach from the
east today and move to lie over the South Labrador Sea this evening.
Gale force northwest to southwesterlies will diminish to strong today
or tonight under the influence of these two systems.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and
Northern Grand Banks.

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