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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 02 March 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 Sunday morning.

Rain Sunday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 March 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind west 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 15.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5808N 5730W to 6006N 5831W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5808N 5730W to 6006N 5831W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 2 March 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located southwest of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1003 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 2 March 2024 A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
northwest on Sunday while a ridge of high pressure passes south of
the marine district. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will
develop over northern waters Sunday evening between these two
features.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Belle Isle Bank, and
Funk Island Bank.

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