Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.
Tuesday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4950W
to 4835N 4730W to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W 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 EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4950W
to 4835N 4730W to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb 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 27 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 27 February 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 996 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system approaching from the Labrador Sea will move
east of the district on Saturday. Strong to gale force westerlies
will spread over northern waters on Saturday behind this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half and Funk Island Bank -
northeastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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