Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 25 this morning except northwest 35 over northeastern sections tonight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday morning then becoming south 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind south 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4950N 5310W to 5010N 5435W to 5045N 5235W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W 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 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4950N 5310W to 5010N 5435W to 5045N 5235W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
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 22 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5124N 5532W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5015W to 5500N 5045W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5148N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5601W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5124N 5532W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5015W to 5500N 5045W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5148N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5601W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 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 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the low to the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 23 January 2019 A low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank will continue to
move away from the district today. An associated trough extending
southwestward from the low, across Newfoundland, will continue
eastward as well. Strong to gale force northerlies over northern
waters will spread southeastwards today. Winds will diminish to
moderate to strong westerlies as the trough departs tonight.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Southwest Coast,
South Coast and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast and the
Grand Banks.

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