Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 February 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this evening then becoming west 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 Sunday morning.

Rain and fog patches 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 03:30 PM 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 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5240W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5105W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W to 5800N 5800W 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 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5240W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5105W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W to 5800N 5800W 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 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM NST 16 February 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 976 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move to
lie over eastern waters Sunday morning then lie northeast of Belle
Isle Bank Sunday afternoon. A low pressure system will develop in the
trough Sunday afternoon and intensify as it moves to lie over the
East Labrador Sea late Sunday evening. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to gale force
westerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
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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