Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to south 30 near noon and to south 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 overnight and to variable 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 25 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain and fog banks beginning near noon. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2018
Friday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. 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 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2018

'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 24 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located northeast of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 988 mb located over northern
New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 970 mb located northeast of Lake
Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 24 January 2018 A deepening low pressure system is expected to track through the Gulf
of St. Lawrence this morning and across Southeastern Labrador this
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will
veer to gale to storm force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

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