Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon and to light Saturday evening.

Showers ending Saturday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind light becoming south 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 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 EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5650W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5638W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5650W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5638W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over southwestern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 999 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:10 AM NDT 18 August 2017 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will drift southwestward
into the northern portion of the East Coast later today before moving
quickly eastward and away from the district tonight. Gale force
northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank - northern
half, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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