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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to west 25 to 35 early this evening then increasing to west 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to flurries this evening and ending Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 November 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning and to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5805W to 5615N
6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5410N 5740W to Labrador
near 5420N 5740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5805W to 5615N
6035W to 5750N 6125W to 6020N 6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W.
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 16 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4630W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4730W to 5200N 4630W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 November 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 NST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 979 mb located over Labrador
Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 964 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough from low located over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 November 2019 A low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will deepen tonight
as it tracks eastward to lie south of Greenland by Sunday afternoon.
A trough of low pressure from the low will continue eastwards away
from the district this evening. Gale force southerlies ahead of the
trough will shift to gale to storm force west to northwesterlies in
its wake. Over the Belle Isle Bank, storm to hurricane force
northwesterlies will develop tonight in response to the deepening low
tracking through the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Funk Island Bank.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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