Southwestern Shore


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 knots backing to northerly 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday afternoon.

Snow or rain changing to rain and fog patches this afternoon then to flurries late overnight and ending Friday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 March 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2018
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4530N 5810W to 4650N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5409W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4530W to 4700N
4530W to 5100N 4745W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5145W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 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 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 987 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 989 mb located over Eastern Shore.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today warm front from low located from Georges
Bank to Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday warm front from low located from Eastern
Shore to the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM ADT 22 March 2018 A warm front associated with an approaching low pressure system will
track northward today. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds north
of the front will spread to most of the district today and will shift
to strong to gale force southwesterly winds south of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for the western half of Chaleur-Miscou and the
northwestern half of Anticosti.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: