Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 this evening.

Showers and fog patches ending late overnight. Rain beginning Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W 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 EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W 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 EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating low 1008 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Newfoundland.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 996 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NST 21 February 2017 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks
from the south on Wednesday. Winds will increase to strong to gale
force northerlies over southern waters on Wednesday ahead of this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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