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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 near noon and to northwest 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Rain or snow and fog banks this morning changing to snow and ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog banks and in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 March 2021
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight except 5 to 7 over southeastern sections Tuesday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 March 2021
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4934N 5303W
to 5009N 5422W to 5146N 5143W to 5508N 5138W to 5710N 5737W to 5803N
5825W 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 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4934N 5303W
to 5009N 5422W to 5146N 5143W to 5508N 5138W to 5710N 5737W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 1:52 PM EST 8 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:52 PM EST 8 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 March 2021

'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 9 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 986 mb located south of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 970 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 9 March 2021 A deepening low pressure system south of Southeastern Grand Banks
will track northeastward today and depart this evening. Strong to
gale force northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Northern
Grand Banks and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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