Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 April 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 near midnight and to north 40 Monday morning.

A few flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 April 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning and to 4 to 6 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4630N 4700W to 4800N 4530W to
4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 5630W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4630N 4700W to 4800N 4530W to
4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N 5630W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3630W to 4700N
3630W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3630W to 4700N
3630W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 19 April 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 3:30 PM NDT 19 April 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 1004 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday low 978 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NDT 19 April 2015 A low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will intensify as it
tracks southeast of the marine district tonight. Gale force northerly
winds will develop early Monday over southeastern waters in the wake
of the low.

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

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank.

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