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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to east 25 Thursday morning then veering to southeast 30 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries this morning. Rain Thursday.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning then building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 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 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 965 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over the eastern Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 21 February 2024 An intense low pressure system will remain nearly stationary
southeast of Greenland today before moving eastward tonight. Strong
to gale force westerlies over most waters behind the low will
diminish by tonight as a ridge approaches.

A trough of low pressure is expected to approach from the southwest
and cross southern waters late on Thursday. Strong to gale force
southerlies are expected south of the trough Thursday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and the Southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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