Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to south 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to east 20 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W 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 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W 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 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 958 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low 1007 mb located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Labrador Sea will move to
lie east of the Labrador Sea this morning. Gale to storm force
westerlies will gradually diminish as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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