Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 September 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 this evening then backing to north 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers over southeastern sections today.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 September 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 September 2018
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4804N 5255W to 4815N 4800W to 5300N 4800W to 5800N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5142N 5625W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 September 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 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located south of Cape Breton
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1004 mb located south of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located from Labrador to Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located from the St. Lawrence
River to Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NDT 19 September 2018 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will slowly approach the
southern marine district today and track just to the south of the
Grand Banks tonight and Thursday. Gale force northeasterlies can be
expected to the north and west of the low as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast and the Southern Grand Banks.

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