Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Tuesday morning and to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections today.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero rising to minus 3 to plus 1 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017

Southeastern Grand Banks - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 9 to 12 metres subsiding to 7 to 9 late overnight and to 5 to 7 Tuesday afternoon.

Southeastern Grand Banks - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 this afternoon then subsiding to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to east 35.
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W 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 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 12:48 PM NDT 27 March 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 12:48 PM NDT 27 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 963 mb located east
of the Flemish Cap.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 12:51 PM NDT 27 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will remain
nearly stationary today and then begin to move slowly eastward on
Tuesday. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected over most
waters today while hurricane force northwesterlies are expected over
the Northern Grand Banks. Winds will begin to slowly subside on
Tuesday as the storm weakens and drifts eastward.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all other waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western
half, Gulf waters and Southwest Coast - western half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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