Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Flurries ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning and to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4945N 5315W to 5000N 5440W to 5035N 5240W 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 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4945N 5315W to 5000N 5440W to 5035N 5240W 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 23 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM 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 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the low to the
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 23 January 2019 A trough of low pressure over the eastern periphery of the marine
district will continue tracking eastward tonight. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish to moderate
to strong westerlies as the trough departs.

Another low approaching from the southwest will spread gale force
southerlies over Gulf - Port au Port late on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for Gulf -
Port au Port, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk
Island Bank.

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