Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 January 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots except southwest 35 over southeastern sections late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight and to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then to south 25 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog banks ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2018

Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5345W to
4950N 5400W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5520N 5255W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5345W to
4950N 5400W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5520N 5255W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
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 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2018

'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 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 983 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 979 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 986 mb located over
central Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM NST 19 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Extreme Southeastern Grand Banks will
move to lie east of the marine district by Saturday morning. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies to the southeast of the low shift to
strong to gale force northerlies in its wake.

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

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