Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind west 15 knots veering to north 10 to 15 near noon then to northeast 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 30 this evening then diminishing to south 25 Friday morning except northeast 30 over northern sections. Wind becoming west 25 Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog banks ending this morning. Periods of rain tonight and Friday. Fog banks forming Friday morning and dissipating Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W 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 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low located south of the
Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 29 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastwards to exit the marine district by later today. Moderate
to strong northwesterlies develop over northern waters in its wake.

A second low pressure system south of the marine district today will
move northward towards the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop north of this low tonight over the
Grand Banks and spread northwards through the eastern marine district
on Friday. Strong southerly winds develop south of this low Friday
before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale a warning is in effect for the
Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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