Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 to 45 knots increasing to west 55 this evening then diminishing to west 45 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 35 Tuesday afternoon and to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to flurries this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 near noon then subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon Tuesday. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5040N 5755W to
Newfoundland near 4840N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Anticosti
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 05:21 AM NST 16 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM NST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 16 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will depart into the
Labrador Sea this morning. Winds will be strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.

A second trough over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move west today.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will increase to gale to
storm force westerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: