Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 15 knots except southeast 15 over northeastern sections overnight and Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers or flurries beginning late overnight and ending Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015

Northern Grand Banks - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Northern Grand Banks - western half

Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northeastern 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 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
northeastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W 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 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 999 mb located south of Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 998 mb located northeast of the
Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NDT 17 April 2015 Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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