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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 Monday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches overnight and Monday.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 March 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5808N 5730W to 6006N 5831W 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 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5808N 5730W to 6006N 5831W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar 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 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located southwest of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 3 March 2024 A trough of low pressure approaching from the north will sweep across
the marine district tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will spread across northern waters in the wake of the
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the
Southern Grand Banks.

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