Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Showers and fog patches beginning this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W 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 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W 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 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 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 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017

'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 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system approaching Newfoundland from the west will
cross Southeastern Newfoundland this afternoon to lie east of Funk
Island Bank by tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast for southern and eastern waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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