Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 February 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 30 near midnight except south 25 over southeastern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Thursday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2017
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 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 22 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 February 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 NST 22 February 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 993 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 983 mb located northeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NST 22 February 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the south will cross the
Southeastern Grand Banks tonight then move away to the east on
Thursday. Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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