Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 30 late overnight then veering to northwest 30 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries beginning early Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Tuesday.

Temperatures zero to plus 3 falling to minus 4 near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Friday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W 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
northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W 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 EST 27 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located southeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 27 February 2017 A trough of low pressure well east of the marine district will
continue out to sea this evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are
forecast in its wake.

A second trough of low pressure approaching from the west will cross
Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead
of the trough shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind
it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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