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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 this evening then to west 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind west 35 to 45 Monday.

Rain and fog patches changing to showers near midnight then to flurries Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon and to 7 to 9 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. 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 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5005N 5510W to 5310N 5510W to 5445N 5635W to 5605N 5950W to 5935N
6250W to 6010N 6250W to 6020N 6230W then northeastward. Sea ice
southwest then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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 14 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 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 10:00 AM NST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 15 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will slowly
track northward across the marine district today. Strong to gale
force east to southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force south to southwesterlies in its wake.

A second trough will approach from the west on Monday. Strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies will increase to gale to storm force
westerlies overnight and Monday with this feature.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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