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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 this morning then veering to southwest 45 this afternoon. Wind southwest 45 tonight. Wind southwest 35 to 45 Wednesday.

Rain and fog patches this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon and to 5 to 7 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning then backing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W 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 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. 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 9 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 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 9 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 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 03:00 AM NST 10 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 3:00 AM NST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 978 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southeastern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 10 December 2019 An east - west trough of low pressure over Anticosti Island will move
north across Labrador today. A low pressure system will form in the
trough over the Mid Labrador Coast this afternoon. Gale to storm
force south to southwesterlies will develop over all waters today
south of the trough.

A second trough extending southwest from the low will cross
Newfoundland Wednesday morning to lie over the Grand Banks Wednesday
evening. Winds will back to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies behind this trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and the
Southern Grand Banks where gale warnings are in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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