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Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming northwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning this morning changing to flurries this evening and ending Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 February 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the morning then veering to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5640W to 4910N 4935W to 5245N 4730W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5640W to 4910N 4935W to 5245N 4730W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 09 February 2023

'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 9 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 990 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Friday approaching low 998 mb located over the
Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 9 February 2023 A low pressure system east of the marine district will slowly
continue eastwards out to sea today and tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge
of high pressure will cross the marine district tonight and Friday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected over most waters
between these two features.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies can be expected over
southwestern waters ahead of the low late Friday.

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

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

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