Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 05 July 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots backing to northeast 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to northeast 30 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to north 35 Monday afternoon.

Rain and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 05 July 2015

Northern Grand Banks - northern half

Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Northern Grand Banks - southern half

Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 05 July 2015
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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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 EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4145N 5000W to 4145N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4345W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4954N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4145N 5000W to 4145N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4345W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4954N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 05 July 2015

'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 NDT 5 July 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1004 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday departing low 998 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
east-west over southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:02 PM NDT 5 July 2015 A low pressure system over the Laurentian Fan will move to lie over
the Southeastern Grand Banks Monday morning then east of the district
by Monday evening. Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies are
forecast behind this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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