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Southeastern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 this afternoon then to southeast 25 Thursday morning.

Showers and fog Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind south 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W 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 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 1:51 PM EST 27 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:51 PM EST 27 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 983 mb located over the
Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 971 mb located over northern Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough from low located
over Maine.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 28 February 2024 A low pressure system will track northeastwards across Quebec today
to lie near Ungava Bay on Thursday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure south of the Grand Banks will move southeast of the marine
district and become nearly stationary. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies will spread across all waters today between these two
features. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies over
western waters on Thursday as a trough associated with the low moves
into the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters.

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