Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 10 February 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning.

Snow beginning early Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 February 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Sunday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 5010W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W 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 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 February 2016

'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 NST 10 February 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 976 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from 976 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight disturbance located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 994 mb located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 10 February 2016 A low pressure system just east of the Funk Island Bank will continue
to track northeastwards out to sea tonight. A trough of low pressure
extending southwestwards from the low will also move northeastwards
to exit the marine district by Thursday morning. Gale force
northeasterlies will affect waters to the north of the trough, while
gale to storm force west to southwesterlies will affect waters to its
south.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast,
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank and
Northern Grand Banks.

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

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