Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 after midnight.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2016
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to southwest 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 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 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 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4950N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5600N 6000W to 6015N 6330W to 6000N 6210W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4950N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5600N 6000W to 6015N 6330W to 6000N 6210W 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 10 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5045N 5200W to 5500N 5300W to 6000N 5900W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5045N 5200W to 5500N 5300W to 6000N 5900W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2016

'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 3:00 AM NST 11 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 959 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 971 mb located over
southwestern Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 11 December 2016 An intense and slow-moving low pressure system northeast of the
district will maintain strong to gale force northwesterlies over most
waters today and tonight. Winds will subside over most waters on
Monday as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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