Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog ending near noon. Snow or rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5215N 4835W to 5310N 5105W to
5435N 5145W to 5550N 5545W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5215N 4835W to 5310N 5105W to
5435N 5145W to 5550N 5545W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 March 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 NDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over the South Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southeastern Funk Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NDT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system over the South Coast of Newfoundland will pass
over the Avalon Peninsula this morning and quickly move east of the
marine district this afternoon. An associated trough over the
Southern Funk Island Bank will exit the marine district this evening.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will persist southeast of these
features until this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, the Northern
Grand Banks - southeastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

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, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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