Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 Monday evening.

Periods of rain and fog banks changing to flurries after midnight.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 Monday morning then subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning and to south 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 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 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5140N 5005W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5140N 5005W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Feb estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 01 February 2015

'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 3:30 PM NST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 985 mb located over the Strait
of Belle Isle.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 970 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough from 985 mb low located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 1 February 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over the Strait of Belle Isle
will move across the Labrador Sea overnight to lie north of the
district Monday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies will spread
across the marine district tonight or early Monday behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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