Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 near noon Thursday and to south 35 Thursday afternoon.

Showers ending this evening. Showers beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 November 2017

Southeastern Grand Banks - eastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 to 8 Wednesday afternoon.

Southeastern Grand Banks - western half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the morning then becoming northwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 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 3:00 AM NST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening low 1005 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 990 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM NST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system just east of the Funk Island Bank will weaken
as it drifts southward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
over eastern waters will gradually diminish today as the low weakens.

An intense low pressure system will then approach from the southwest
tonight and track northeastward over the gulf Thursday. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that there is potential for high
waves and pounding surf along the Southwest Coast Thursday afternoon
which may result in minor coastal flooding. Please monitor future
forecasts for updated information.

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