Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to south 25 late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight then backing to west 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning this afternoon and ending Tuesday afternoon. Fog banks forming this morning and dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2017

'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 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Belle Isle Bank to the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 20 November 2017 A trough of low pressure located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
move to lie over the Belle Isle Bank this evening. Strong to gale
force southeasterly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong to
gale force westerly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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