Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 06 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light Saturday morning.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 March 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W 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 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W 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 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 06 March 2015

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 8:00 PM NST 6 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday high located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 6 March 2015 A trough of low pressure east of the Belle Isle Bank will continue to
move away from the marine district tonight. As a result, gale to
storm force northwesterlies over northern waters will start to
diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half and Funk Island Bank.

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

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