Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Monday afternoon.

Showers beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots becoming northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free except bergy water in the eastern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5115W to 4615N 4615W to 4720N 4405W to 4905N 4640W to 5235N
4855W to 5505N 5150W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except bergy water in the eastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5115W to 4615N 4615W to 4720N 4405W to 4905N 4640W to 5235N
4855W to 5505N 5150W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W 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 EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 March 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Monday trough located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NDT 24 March 2019 An approaching trough will cross northern waters tonight. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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