Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries or showers changing to showers near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

Southwestern Grand Banks - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning.

Southwestern Grand Banks - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 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 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W 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 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to 5045N 5525W
to 5340N 5510W to 5600N 6025W to 5745N 6120W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W 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 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 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 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 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 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 962 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday high located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM NST 18 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure approaches the district from
the west today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish to
moderate to strong in the vicinity of the ridge.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island
Bank.

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