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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 08 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 Monday morning except southwest 25 over northern sections.

Flurries or showers ending Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 8 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Labrador Sea to
Sable Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday dissipating trough located over southeastern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will continue
southeastward across the Funk Island Bank this evening. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will diminish over northern waters tonight
as the trough departs and a ridge replaces it from the west.

A second trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach the
district overnight tonight before dissipating over Southeastern
Labrador Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected over most waters between the ridge and the approaching
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast,
South Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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