Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W 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 EST 11 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 11 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
central Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located northeast of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1011 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday dissipating low 1019 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 11 December 2017 A trough of low pressure will continue to track southward across the
Labrador Sea tonight then weaken as it moves away on Tuesday.
Gale force westerlies over northern waters will gradually diminish
through the forecast period.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

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