Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 15 knots veering to east 15 to 20 this evening then to southeast 25 overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 Thursday morning.

Rain and fog banks beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2018

Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming north 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 5420W to
4945N 5430W 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 5120N
5350W to 5255N 5315W to 5800N 5815W then northeastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 5420W to
4945N 5430W 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 5120N
5350W to 5255N 5315W to 5800N 5815W then northeastwards. 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 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 999 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1020 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 1006 mb located over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday high located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have ended.

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

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