Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon and to northwest 35 to 45 this evening.

Showers changing to flurries this evening. Fog banks dissipating this afternoon.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 5 to 7 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. 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 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:09 AM NDT 30 April 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 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will drift slowly
southeastward and begin to weaken tonight. Meanwhile, a trough of low
pressure over Newfoundland will continue to move eastward across the
marine district today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop over all waters in the wake of these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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