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Northern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 20 this morning then to southwest 25 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries today. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern 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

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

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

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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 3:00 AM NST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 999 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying low 985 mb located over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 975 mb located over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building high located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday high located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 27 February 2024 An intense low pressure system moving northeastward across Quebec on
Wednesday, and an area of high pressure to the south of the marine
district will cause strong to gale force southwesterlies to develop
between these two features on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
and Funk Island Bank.

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