Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Tuesday.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 965 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Quebec to the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure slowly builds in from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over
northeasternmost waters through the forecast period between these
features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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

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