Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 August 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers ending this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 August 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 August 2017
Monday Wind south 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 August 2017

'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 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 999 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 19 August 2017 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
diminish this morning as a low pressure system pulls away from the
district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks.

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