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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 March 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 25 knots except variable 10 to 15 over southern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 25 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers and fog patches becoming flurries or showers Friday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 5007N 5418W to 5125N 5306W to 5421N 5241W to 5802N 5825W 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 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 5007N 5418W to 5125N 5306W to 5421N 5241W to 5802N 5825W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 2:59 PM EST 3 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 2:59 PM EST 3 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located south
of Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 4 March 2021 Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies over most of the
district will gradually diminish today through Friday as a stationary
low pressure system south of Lake Melville slowly weakens.

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

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

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