Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 Thursday morning.

Flurries ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2 rising to plus 4 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday morning and to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to west 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N
5645W to 5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to
6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N
5645W to 5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to
6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5900W to 5015N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5023N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5900W to 5015N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5023N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 965 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 980 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island
Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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