Southeastern Grand Banks: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 4 December 2013 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 979 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 992 mb located northeast of Belle
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough from low located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Sable
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:54 PM NST 4 December 2013 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland will
move northeastward across Newfoundland tonight and Belle Isle Bank
Thursday. Gale force southeasterlies are expected over most waters
ahead of the low except over western and northern areas where gale to
storm force northeasterlies are expected. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies are expected south of the low tonight. Finally, gale
force northwesterlies will develop early Thursday morning west of the
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast - Ramea and
east, South Coast, East Coast and Belle Isle Bank - northwestern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except
Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised to be on the look out for large
waves and pounding surf along portions of the south and east coasts
during high tide this evening. These waves, combined with high spring
tides, will result in elevated water levels which could cause minor
coastal flooding. As a result, high water level warnings are in
effect for Southwest Coast - Ramea and east and South Coast.
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