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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 15 to 20 this afternoon then to west 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 25 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain or snow ending near midnight. Flurries or showers Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 February 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W 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 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb 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 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1003 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 PM NST 26 February 2024 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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