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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 early this evening then backing to southwest 20 Sunday morning.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 4 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 March 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W 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 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024

Freezing spray warning ended

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located south of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1008 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 2 March 2024 A trough of low pressure east of the Grand Banks will depart the
marine district today. Strong to gale force westerlies winds over
most waters will gradually diminish today over most waters as a ridge
of high pressure builds eastward across the marine district.

A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
northwest on Sunday. Meanwhile, the ridge will become nearly
stationary south of the marine district. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will develop over northern waters Sunday evening
between these two features.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except the Southern Grand
Banks.

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