Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late this evening and to southeast 40 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 near noon Thursday.

Snow beginning near midnight changing to showers and fog banks late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5135N 4925W to 5150N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
northern section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5135N 4925W to 5150N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 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 NDT 22 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday low 985 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NDT 22 March 2017 A low pressure system will track across Eastern Newfoundland on
Thursday morning and then intensify over the Belle Isle Bank Thursday
night. North of the low's track, strong to gale force northeasterly
winds will develop overnight and intensify to gale to near storm
force northwesterlies late Thursday. South of the track, strong to
gale force southeasterly winds will develop this evening and shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

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

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

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