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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 February 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to flurries overnight.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this morning then building to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 February 2020
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning and to south 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 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 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 5100N 4800W to 5530N 5130W to 6000N
5700W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4530W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 17 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 5100N 4800W to 5530N 5130W to 6000N
5700W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4530W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 February 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1014 mb located over Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1005 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM NST 17 February 2020 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will cross the Grand
Banks tonight then move east of the region early Tuesday. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies can be expected over eastern waters in the
wake of the low on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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

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