Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to north 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind backing to northwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 February 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4630N 5530W to 4650N 5445W
to 4615N 5320W to 4625N 5250W to 4740N 5210W to 4725N 4955W to 4625N
4725W to 4715N 4700W to 4915N 4945W to 5050N 4910W to 5420N 5235W to
5535N 5605W to 5800N 5815W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5250W to 4705N 4800W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5250W to 4705N 4800W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM NST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 945 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 972 mb located east of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 21 February 2019 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will continue to diminish today
over most waters between an intense low pressure system southeast of
Greenland and an approaching ridge of high pressure to the west.
Over the Belle Isle Bank the strong to gale force winds are expected
to persist into Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast
which are mainly ice covered.

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