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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 this afternoon then increasing to south 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 late overnight. Wind west 25 Sunday.

Showers or flurries changing to rain and fog patches this afternoon then to flurries overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 4945N 5430W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 4945N 5430W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:40 AM NST 07 December 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located near Sable Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system near Sable Island will track northeastward
across the Avalon Peninsula this evening. Strong to gale force
southerlies will develop over the Grand Banks late in the day today
and diminish to strong westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.

An intensifying trough of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over northern waters late in the day on
Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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