Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 this morning then veering to west 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind west 35 to 45 Thursday.

Showers and fog patches changing to flurries or showers this morning and ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2018
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4800N 5315W to 4835N 5255W
to 4940N 5340W to 5000N 5520W to 5315N 5510W to 5430N 5610W to 5640N
6030W to 5800N 5910W then northeastwards. Sea ice southwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4800N 5315W to 4835N 5255W
to 4940N 5340W to 5000N 5520W to 5315N 5510W to 5430N 5610W to 5640N
6030W to 5800N 5910W then northeastwards. Sea ice southwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5500W then
northwestwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5500W then
northwestwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2018

'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 3:00 AM NST 19 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 974 mb located near the Burin Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 970 mb located over southeastern
Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching ridge located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 19 December 2018 A low pressure system near the Burin Peninsula will cross Eastern
Newfoundland this morning and move into Belle Isle Bank this
afternoon where it will stall.

Gale to storm force southwest to northwesterlies will spread to all
waters today in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank - southwestern
half, and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half.

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

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