Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 December 2014

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 early this morning then to northeast 25 near noon. Wind backing to north 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind north 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 5930W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 5930W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 20 December 2014 A trough of low pressure over the Funk Island Bank at forecast issue
time will move east of the marine district this morning. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force northerlies in its wake. Winds will subside later today
as the trough recedes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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