Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening and to northwest 25 to 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday morning and to light Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Friday evening.

Flurries or showers changing to showers near noon and ending overnight. Rain beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 November 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 7 to 9 metres building to 9 to 12 near midnight then subsiding to 7 to 9 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming west 45 in the afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W 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 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 3:00 AM NST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 945 mb located over northeastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 954 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 988 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 15 November 2018 A powerful low pressure system over Northeastern Funk Island Bank
will move to lie east the marine district this morning then south of
Greenland overnight. Storm to hurricane force west to northwesterlies
will gradually diminish to gale to storm force today. Winds will
diminish over western waters overnight and elsewhere on Friday as the
low moves further away.

A second low approaching from the Maritimes late Friday will spread
gale force southeasterlies over southwestern waters in the evening.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern
Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are further advised that a high water level warning
is in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.

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