Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 December 2014

Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 Sunday evening.

A few flurries or showers.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 December 2014
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 December 2014
Monday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5140N 5515W to 5140N 5600W to 5120N 5650W to 5100N 5710W then southward. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5500N 5430W to 5640N 5630W to 5700N 5830W to 5800N 5800W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5140N 5515W to 5140N 5600W to 5120N 5650W to 5100N 5710W then southward. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5535W to 5500N 5430W to 5640N 5630W to 5700N 5830W to 5800N 5800W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5325N 5605W to 5200N 5200W to 5200N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to 5630N 5200W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5325N 5605W to 5200N 5200W to 5200N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to 5630N 5200W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 980 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 982 mb located over northern Labrador
Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1000 mb located over
southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 27 December 2014 Strong to gale force westerlies are forecast to diminish tonight as a
low pressure system drifting over the Northern Labrador Sea weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

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

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