Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 February 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 40 knots increasing to southwest 50 near noon then diminishing to southwest 40 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 near midnight and to southwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Thursday morning.

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

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 February 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this afternoon then subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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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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 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 9 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5040N 5725W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5040N 5725W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 February 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 10:00 AM NST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 976 mb located over the East Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 973 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:52 AM NST 10 February 2016 A trough of low pressure lying across the Gulf of St. Lawrence and
Funk Island Bank will track northeastwards away from the marine
district tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are to the
northwest of this feature.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system over the East Coast of Newfoundland
will cross the Funk Island Bank this afternoon and continue out to
sea tonight. Gale to storm force south to southwesterlies are
forecast to develop to the southeast of the low with gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, and
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John.

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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