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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to south 35 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 14 December 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 14 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 14 December 2019 A trough of low pressure approaching from the southwest will slowly
track northward across the marine district tonight and Sunday.
Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to gale
force south to southwesterlies in its wake.

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

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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