Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 03 July 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight.

Showers ending after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog banks dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 July 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 03 July 2015
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4145N 5000W to 4145N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4400W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5925W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5744W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4145N 5000W to 4145N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4400W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5925W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5744W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 3 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over the
northern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1005 mb located south of the Burin
Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday departing low 992 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NDT 3 July 2015 A developing low pressure system south of the Burin Peninsula will
cross the Avalon Peninsula this evening and the Funk Island Bank
early Saturday morning. Near-gale force southwest to west winds are
expected across the Grand Banks as the low passes. Marine interests
are advised to monitor future forecasts in the event that gale
warnings are required.

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