Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind west 10 to 15 Friday.

Showers beginning this afternoon and ending Friday morning. Fog patches dissipating Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming south 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 November 2017

'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 10:00 AM NST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located near
Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 983 mb located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system approaching from the southwest will
track over Southwestern Newfoundland early this afternoon then across
the Northeast Coast this evening. The low will then turn
northwestward and move across the Labrador Sea on Friday. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterlies in its wake. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will persist on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, and South Coast. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised to prepare for higher than normal
water levels during high tide today along the South Coast to the west
of the Burin Peninsula and along the west coast from the Port au Port
Peninsula southward. The combination of storm surge and high waves
and pounding surf have the potential to cause minor coastal flooding
or infrastructure damage. Please monitor future forecasts for updated
information.

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