Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2014

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this afternoon then veering to south 30 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 20 to 25 near noon Friday.

Rain and fog banks beginning this evening changing to a few showers Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind west 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday 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 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6005W to 5810N 6115W to 5825N 6100W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6005W to 5810N 6115W to 5825N 6100W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 993 mb located over southern New
Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 986 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system over Southern New Brunswick is forecast to
intensify and track northeastward to lie near Prince Edward Island by
later today, then cross Eastern Newfoundland on Friday morning.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over southern
waters ahead of this system today. On Friday, strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop south of the low and strong to gale
force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, the Northern
Grand Banks, and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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