Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots this afternoon then backing to north 15 to 20 near midnight except north 30 over eastern sections overnight and Monday. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Rain or snow beginning this evening and ending Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 April 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4920N 5140W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5755N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4920N 5140W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5755N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except more than 100 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1012 mb located south of
the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 994 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 1 May 2016 A strengthening low pressure system is expected to pass just
southeast of the Grand Banks today and tonight. As a result, strong
to gale force northeasterlies are expected to develop this afternoon
over the Southern Grand Banks and become northwesterly overnight
tonight. Winds will diminish Monday morning as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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