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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 30 this afternoon and to south 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Friday and to variable 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4852N 5047W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W 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 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4852N 5047W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 February 2024

'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 10:00 AM NST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located over Belle Isle
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 22 February 2024 A trough of low pressure will approach from the southwest and cross
southern waters late today to lie over Funk Island Bank on Friday
morning. Strong to gale force southerlies are expected south of the
trough this evening and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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