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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early Thursday morning then increasing to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening. Showers or flurries Thursday.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 to plus 2 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 February 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 February 2023

'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 10:00 AM NST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 986 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 977 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM NST 8 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Northern Grand Banks will move to
lie east of Funk Island Bank this afternoon before moving away from
the marine district this evening. Gale force east to northeasterlies
north of the trough will give way to strong to gale force southerlies
as it passes.

A low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will pass southeast of
the Grand Banks today before moving to lie east of Funk Island Bank
by Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
forecast over most waters as it passes by.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all areas with open water except the Grand Banks.

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