Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 15 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late overnight and to southeast 25 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 February 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 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 8:00 PM NST 15 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 8:00 PM NST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over New
Brunswick.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM NST 15 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west Saturday
morning. Gale force southeasterlies will develop on Saturday over
most waters ahead of the trough. Storm force southeasterlies can be
expected over Gulf - Port au Port.

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 except the Northern Grand Banks.

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

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