Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 this afternoon and to east 35 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 40 Thursday morning then veering to west 35 Thursday evening except north 25 over northern sections.

Rain and fog banks beginning this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 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 29 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5334W to 4445N 4745W to 4430N 4400W to 4600N 4130W to 4845N
4200W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5334W to 4445N 4745W to 4430N 4400W to 4600N 4130W to 4845N
4200W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5713W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 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 3:30 PM NDT 29 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 997 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 995 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NDT 29 July 2015 A low pressure system to the south will intensify as it moves over
the Southwestern Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force easterly
winds will develop over southeastern waters today and tonight as the
low nears. Over the Southwestern Grand Banks, gale force easterlies
will switch to gale force southwesterlies in the wake of the low on
Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the
Southern Grand Banks.

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