Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this morning and to southeast 45 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating near midnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 984 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 963 mb located over western Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low located southwest of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system over Maine will move to lie over
Western Labrador tonight, then remain nearly stationary on Thursday.
Gale force southeasterlies will spread over most waters today ahead
of the low, and shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its

On Thursday a second low approaching from the southwest will track
over the Southwestern Grand Banks in the evening. Southerly gales are
expected ahead of this feature.

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

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