Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 March 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 late Sunday morning.

Periods of rain and fog banks ending Sunday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots becoming northwest 25.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme eastern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4910N 5230W
to 5010N 5055W to 4615N 4655W to 4700N 4440W to 5030N 4745W to 5400N
5000W to 5535N 5205W to 5620N 5610W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme eastern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4910N 5230W
to 5010N 5055W to 4615N 4655W to 4700N 4440W to 5030N 4745W to 5400N
5000W to 5535N 5205W to 5620N 5610W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 23 March 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 3:30 PM NDT 23 March 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over Prince Edward Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 978 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 992 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough located over eastern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will rapidly deepen as it
moves northward tonight then weaken into a trough over the East
Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies will
shift to strong westerly in its wake Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Banks.

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