Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday and to east 35 Tuesday evening.

Snow and ice pellets beginning Tuesday afternoon changing to rain Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 3 overnight then rising to plus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5510N 5300W to 5605N 5540W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5510N 5300W to 5605N 5540W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 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 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 946 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 950 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from James Bay to Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northeastern Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching warm front located south of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will
continue tracking northeastwards to lie east of the Labrador Sea by
this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies associated with
this low will diminish to strong over most waters this afternoon or
evening.

As the low departs a trough will develop over the Southern Labrador
Sea and swing across Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm force
west to northwesterlies will develop over northern waters near
midnight tonight.

On Tuesday, an approaching warm frontal trough will bring gale to
storm force easterlies to southern and Gulf waters by afternoon.
Winds will shift to gale force southwesterlies over southern waters
by Tuesday evening.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Gulf.

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

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