Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 near noon and to southeast 35 this evening. Wind becoming west 35 late overnight then diminishing to west 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning this afternoon and ending late overnight.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 1 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5125W to 5445N
5230W to 5625N 5720W to 5800N 5830W 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 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5125W to 5445N
5230W to 5625N 5720W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

SOUTHWESTERN GRAND BANKS

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

TAIL OF THE GRAND BANKS

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over Nova Scotia will move to lie
Over eastern waters Sunday morning then move out of the marine
district by Sunday afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of the trough then shift to gale force westerlies
behind it.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

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