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Southeastern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 December 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 this evening then veering to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind backing to west 25 Friday evening.

Showers becoming thunderstorms or showers this evening then showers Friday morning. Fog banks dissipating Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 December 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 December 2019
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning then increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:33 AM EST 5 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:33 AM EST 5 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5435N 5705W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:33 AM EST 5 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N 5510W
to 5310N 5510W to 5435N 5705W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N 6125W to 6025N
6420W then northwestward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 05 December 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 3:30 PM NST 5 December 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 986 mb located north of the
Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located southeast of Greenland.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday quasi-stationary trough from low located
from Belle Isle Bank to the Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM NST 5 December 2019 A low pressure system will track rapidly northeastward across the
Funk Island Bank this evening and will lie southeast of Greenland by
Friday afternoon. Gale force southerlies to the east of the low will
become strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake.
Winds will then quickly diminish as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, the Southeastern Grand
Banks and the Northern Grand Banks.

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