Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 overnight.

Rain ending overnight. Fog.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 May 2015
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind east 10 to 15 knots veering to south 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5705N 5720W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5705N 5720W 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 26 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4915W to 4545N 3815W to 4700N
3815W to 5000N 4130W to 5500N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4915W to 4545N 3815W to 4700N
3815W to 5000N 4130W to 5500N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NDT 27 May 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will slowly
track eastwards into Newfoundland today before dissipating tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will persist south of the
trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Coast.

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