Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to east 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 near noon Wednesday and to east 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers ending this evening. Rain beginning near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

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 23 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5619W to 5030N 5400W to 5130N 5000W to 5500N 5100W to 5630N
5245W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 23 October 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 3:30 PM NDT 23 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today approaching low 1002 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NDT 23 October 2018 A low pressure system will develop near Cape Cod Wednesday evening
then intensify as it moves northeastward across the Maritimes on
Thursday. Gale force easterlies will develop over gulf and
southwestern waters on Wednesday as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

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