Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots except west 45 over northeastern sections late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to west 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday morning and to southwest 45 to 55 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 13 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight then building to 5 to 7 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 7 to 9 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 November 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 55 to 65 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming west 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 13 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 13 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 980 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 982 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 996 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 948 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 13 November 2018 A low pressure system south of Greenland will continue eastwards this
evening. Gale force westerly winds will diminish this evening as a
ridge of high pressure begins to build in from the west.

A second low approaching from the southwest will cross the Gulf of
St. Lawrence on Wednesday and rapidly deepen. This low will be a very
intense storm as it crosses the Funk Island Bank Wednesday evening.
Gale force southeasterly winds will spread across all waters ahead of
the low on Wednesday then veer to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm force wind warnings are in
effect for all waters.

Marine interests are further advised that higher than normal water
levels and pounding surf are expected Thursday between White Bay and
Cape Race.

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