Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late overnight then veering to north 15 Thursday morning. Wind veering to northeast 20 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Fog banks dissipating Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located from Nova Scotia to Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 1001 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NST 28 January 2015 A warm frontal trough extending northeastwards from a low pressure
system over Nova Scotia will move northeastwards to exit the marine
district on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies northwest
of this trough will diminish this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, Northeast Coast -
north of Cape St. John and Belle Isle Bank.

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