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Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 February 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55 this afternoon then diminishing to west 35 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray over western sections today. Severe freezing spray tonight. Moderate freezing spray Sunday.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 February 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 near noon then subsiding to 5 to 7 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 February 2023
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 45 in the morning then diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 knots backing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5309N 5136W to 5455N 5145W to 5634N 5659W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5309N 5136W to 5455N 5145W to 5634N 5659W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 3 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4855N 4840W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 1:30 PM EST 3 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4855N 4840W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 February 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 February 2023

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM NST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 950 mb located north of Lake Melville.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 974 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NST 4 February 2023 A low pressure system north of Lake Melville will move southeastward
across Belle Isle Bank tonight before moving east of the district on
Sunday. Gale to storm force southwesterlies will shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies over most waters tonight behind the low,
with hurricane force winds expected over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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