Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 after midnight and to northwest 25 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to west 20 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Wednesday morning and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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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 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 30 August 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 30 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 986 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 984 mb located south
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching ridge located southwest of
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM NDT 30 August 2016 An intense low pressure system just east of Funk Island Bank will
continue to track eastwards tonight to lie south of Greenland
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
the low will gradually diminish tonight and Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for the East
Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank -
southern half, Funk Island Bank, and the Southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 P.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 32.6 degrees north
and 51.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 964 MB. It is currently moving
northeastward at 9 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 8:00 P.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 34.7
degrees north and 75 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving north-northeastward at 4 knots.

The depression may become a tropical storm on Wednesday, and is
forecast to cross the Southern Grand Banks on Friday.

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