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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 11 December 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 near noon Thursday then increasing to west 35 Thursday evening.

Showers changing to rain overnight then to flurries or showers Thursday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to south 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. 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 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 6025N
6415W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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 11 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NST 11 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 8:00 PM NST 11 December 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 968 mb located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing trough from low located
southeast of the Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 11 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will slowly track
eastward tonight and exit the marine district by Thursday morning.
Gale force southwesterlies can be expected ahead of the trough, with
generally strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake,
except storm force westerlies over Belle Isle Bank tonight.

A second trough of low pressure will cross the island on Thursday.
Strong to gale force westerlies can be expected south of this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast and Funk Island Bank.

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

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