Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 30 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Monday evening.

Showers ending Monday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening. Fog banks dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W 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 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W 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 26 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 26 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 968 mb located over
Labrador Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 954 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Eastern Newfoundland will move to lie
east of the marine district by Monday morning. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except South Coast, Southwest Coast, East Coast, Northeast
Coast and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank, and Belle Isle Bank.

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