Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots and locally gusts to 25 along the coast. Wind becoming east 15 to 20 after midnight then veering to south 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches changing to flurries or showers Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday morning and to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6300W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6250W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6230W
to 4720N 6430W to 4855N 6345W to 4925N 6525W to 4905N 6730W to 5005N
6600W to Quebec near 5005N 6140W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6415W to
4955N 6435W to 4945N 6445W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 November 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 8:00 PM NST 20 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1004 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 979 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located over the East
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday departing trough from low located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 20 November 2018 A trough of low pressure extending from a low southwest of Nova
Scotia will linger over Newfoundland tonight into Wednesday. Strong
to gale force southerlies will persist across southeastern waters
ahead of the trough.

The trough is expected to push north of the district later on
Wednesday as the deepening low tracks over Newfoundland. Gale force
northeasterlies will develop on Wednesday ahead of the low and behind
the trough, with gale force west to southwesterlies in their wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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