Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 November 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Monday morning. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Showers ending late overnight. Showers beginning Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 November 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 November 2018
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5340N 5915W to Labrador
near 5350N 5935W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5935N 6350W to 6030N
6400W to 6040N 6245W then northeastward. 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 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5340N 5915W to Labrador
near 5350N 5935W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5935N 6350W to 6030N
6400W to 6040N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W 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 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 November 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the northern
Atlantic Ocean.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 984 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 18 November 2018 An intense low pressure system over the North Atlantic will drift
slowly northward as a ridge approaches from the west. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop between these two features tonight
and persist into Monday.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle,
Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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