Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to east 15 this evening then veering to southeast 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 30 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning late overnight. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning and to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots.
Sunday Wind south 10 to 15 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 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5330W to 4230N 4930W to 4230N 4800W to 4600N 4200W to 4845N
4200W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5330W to 4230N 4930W to 4230N 4800W to 4600N 4200W to 4845N
4200W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1001 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 994 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NDT 29 July 2015 A low pressure system to the south will intensify as it moves over
the Southwestern Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force easterly
winds will develop over southeastern waters today and tonight as the
low nears. Over the Southwestern Grand Banks, gale force easterlies
will switch to gale force southwesterlies in the wake of the low on
Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the
Southern Grand Banks.

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