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Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 07 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to flurries or showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 December 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 4945N 5430W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 4945N 5430W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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 8:00 PM NST 07 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 8:00 PM NST 7 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1002 mb located east of St. John's.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system just east of St. John's at forecast time will
move out to sea tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies over the
Grand Banks will diminish to strong westerlies in the wake of the low
tonight.

An intensifying trough of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over northern waters late in the day on
Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

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

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