Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots except southwest 25 over northern sections Sunday.

A few showers or periods of drizzle and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5005N 5325W to 5420N 5215W to 5550N 5620W to 5635N 5550W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5005N 5325W to 5420N 5215W to 5550N 5620W to 5635N 5550W to 5800N
5800W 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 EDT 30 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3645W to 4800N
3645W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

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 30 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3645W to 4800N
3645W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1002 mb located over
western Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 990 mb located over northeastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday departing ridge located southeast of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NDT 30 May 2015 A low pressure system over Western Labrador will slowly track
eastward tonight and continue across Belle Isle Bank Sunday. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies will spread across the marine district
tonight ahead of the low. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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