Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 12 December 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 late this evening and to southeast 35 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning late overnight. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 December 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 December 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 991 mb located over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 968 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:05 PM NST 12 December 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish over northern waters
tonight as the trough of low pressure to the northeast of Belle Isle
Bank continues to move east and a ridge builds in to the region.

On Wednesday, gale force southeasterlies will spread over most waters
as a low pressure system approaches from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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