Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to south 35 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Showers changing to rain near midnight then to showers or flurries Tuesday afternoon. Fog banks dissipating Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon and to 5 to 7 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W 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 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W 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 EST 20 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2019

'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 3:00 AM NST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 987 mb located over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 21 January 2019 An elongated area of low pressure over the Maritimes will span from
the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Belle Isle Bank by this evening, where it
will remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period.
An associated trough will move eastward across the marine district
today and tonight. Gale to storm force south to southeasterlies can
be expected ahead of the trough, with strong to gale force
northeasterlies to the north of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

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

Marine interests are further advised that very strong southerly winds
will generate large waves, pounding surf, and higher than normal
waters levels along parts of Southwestern Newfoundland this morning
during high tide. Storm surge and risk of coastal flooding is
expected to be highest along south facing shorelines between cape ray
and Burgeo.

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