Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 28 July 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 Wednesday afternoon and to east 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain and fog beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 July 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 July 2015
Thursday Wind east 35 knots becoming southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind south 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

Southwestern Grand Banks

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

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern 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

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the 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

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 28 July 2015

'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 8:00 PM NDT 28 July 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 1000 mb located south
of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 28 July 2015 A low pressure system to the south will intensify as it approaches on
Wednesday. Gale force easterly winds will develop over the
Southwestern Grand Banks late Wednesday as the low nears.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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