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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this evening then diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections late this afternoon and this evening.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming northeast 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2024

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2024

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 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NST 1 March 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will move east of the
marine district today. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected
to persist in its wake. Gales are forecast to ease throughout the day
on Saturday as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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