Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 March 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Flurries ending late overnight.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 March 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except patches of 6 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except patches of 6 tenths first-year ice in the extreme
northeastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 20 March 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over southern Labrador
Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Coast will continue
eastwards tonight to lie east of the Belle Isle Bank by Thursday
morning. Over northern waters strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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