Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 18 August 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 August 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind light becoming south 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern 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.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the 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

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 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 9:05 PM NDT 18 August 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 998 mb located over southeastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 999 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 18 August 2017 A low pressure system near the southeastern edge of the Funk Island
Bank will track eastward tonight. Gale force northeasterlies north of
the low shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Winds will begin to diminish overnight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank - northern
half and the Grand Banks.

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