Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 overnight. Wind becoming light Sunday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 September 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NDT 1 October 2016 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will deepen as it
moves southeastward to approach northeastern waters this afternoon.
Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough veer to strong to gale
force northwesterlies behind it. Winds diminish early Sunday morning
as the trough moves to lie well to the east of the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - eastern half and Funk Island Bank - eastern half.

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