Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries beginning this evening.

Temperatures near plus 2.

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 03:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern 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

Bergy water.

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

Southeastern 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

26 to 50 icebergs.

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 3:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 998 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NDT 25 March 2019 A trough over Funk Island Bank will depart east of the region this
morning. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake
will diminish today.

A second trough over Nova Scotia will deepen into a low today and
will move to lie just east of Belle Isle Bank tonight. Strong
southwesterly winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in
its wake.

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 Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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