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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 this morning then diminishing to north 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Showers and fog patches today and this evening.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 this evening then rising to plus 3 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Friday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5032N 4940W
to 5329N 4920W to 5812N 5705W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W 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 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5032N 4940W
to 5329N 4920W to 5812N 5705W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 2:07 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4910N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:07 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4910N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located southeast of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 4 March 2024 A trough of low pressure over the East Coast of Newfoundland will
continue to sweep southeastward across the marine district today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will spread across eastern
waters in the wake of the trough.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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