Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 10 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Showers ending near noon Monday. Fog dissipating late overnight.

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 03:30 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 December 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 971 mb located over
northwestern Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 959 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 10 December 2017 An deepening low pressure system over the Northwestern Belle Isle
Bank will move to lie north of the marine district tonight. Gale to
storm force southwesterlies will gradually diminish as the low moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

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