Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots except northwest 55 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind northwest 35 to 45 Wednesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

A risk of freezing spray over northern sections today. Freezing spray overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 4 to 6 over southern sections. Seas building to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 6 to 8 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 35 in the morning and to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4745N 5015W
to 4825N 4825W to 5010N 5005W to 5115N 4820W to 5515N 5250W to 5535N
5605W to 5800N 5835W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4745N 5015W
to 4825N 4825W to 5010N 5005W to 5115N 4820W to 5515N 5250W to 5535N
5605W to 5800N 5835W then northward. Sea ice north and 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 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4725N 4845W to 4915N 4700W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4725N 4845W to 4915N 4700W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2019

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 972 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 970 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 949 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located over southeastern Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move slowly
southeastward today. Meanwhile, a rapidly intensifying low pressure
system just south of the Southeastern Grand Banks will move east of
region. These systems will eventually merge into very intense storm
well east of the district on Wednesday. Gale force northwesterly
winds will gradually spread across most waters today and tonight
behind these systems. On Wednesday, a trough extending from the
northern low will swing southeastward along the northeastern edge of
the district spreading storm force northwesterlies to northern and
eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and
Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast
which are mainly ice covered.

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