Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to variable 15 to 20 Wednesday morning.

Rain and fog banks ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures zero to plus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 01:10 PM NDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4805N 5250W to 4730N 5000W to 4440N 5000W to
4500N 4800W to 4830N 4900W to 5100N 5130W to 5300N 5100W to 5510N
5300W to 5630N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northwestern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4805N 5250W to 4730N 5000W to 4440N 5000W to
4500N 4800W to 4830N 4900W to 5100N 5130W to 5300N 5100W to 5510N
5300W to 5630N 5700W to 5800N 5800W 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 28 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4330N 4930W to 4330N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5025N 5947W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4330N 4930W to 4330N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5025N 5947W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 987 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating low 990 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NDT 28 April 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland will
continue to track westward and then southwestward away from the
marine district today. Strong to gale force northeasterlies north of
the low's track will slowly ease later today and tonight.

A second low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks from the
southeast tonight and then track westward across Newfoundland
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop north of
the low's track on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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