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Southeastern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 35 this morning and to south 45 to 55 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 overnight. Wind west 25 Thursday.

Rain and fog patches this afternoon tonight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 6 this evening then falling to zero Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020

'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 3:00 AM NST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district today.
Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

A second trough will sweep across the marine district on Thursday,
causing the strong to gale force westerlies to persist.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and the
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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