Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 to 25 knots except north 35 to 45 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 early this afternoon except northwest 30 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 this evening then diminishing to light overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain or snow ending this morning. Rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres except 4 to 6 over eastern sections today and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 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 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4910N 5045W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4910N 5045W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W 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 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016

'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 3:00 AM NDT 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 996 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday approaching low 1008 mb located over
southern Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 2 May 2016 A low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will move
away from the marine district today. Gale force northerlies near the
low will diminish by this afternoon as the low departs. Marine
interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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