Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 late this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to north 20 near noon Wednesday then veering to northeast 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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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 EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 January 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 3:30 PM NST 17 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1004 mb located north of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high located over Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 PM NST 17 January 2017 A low pressure system just north of Newfoundland will move to lie
just southeast of the Grand Banks overnight. Strong to gale force
south to southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to
gale force north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Southwest Coast - Ramea and
east, South Coast - west of Cape St. Mary's, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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