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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Showers or flurries becoming flurries overnight and ending near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2024
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4925N 5118W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W 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 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4925N 5118W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 961 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 20 February 2024 An intense low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary southeast
of Greenland. As a result, strong to gale force westerlies are
expected over most waters through the majority of the forecast
period. Winds will diminish late Wednesday as a ridge approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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