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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Saturday and to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries or showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2019
Sunday Wind south 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6015N
6400W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
then northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6015N
6400W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice southwest then west
then northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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 13 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the southern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 13 December 2019 A trough east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move southeastward
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over
northeastern waters in its wake. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.

A second trough will approach from the southwest on Saturday. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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