Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 this evening except northeast 25 over southern sections Thursday. Wind increasing to east 30 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening then building to 3 to 4 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5240N 5025W to 5535N 5155W to 5615N 5605W 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 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5240N 5025W to 5535N 5155W to 5615N 5605W 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 18 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 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 19 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 18 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 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 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 January 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located south of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high 1026 mb located south of Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday high 1021 mb located over the East Coast
of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM NST 18 January 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will move to lie south
of the district this evening. Strong to gale force north to
northwesterlies are forecast in the wake of this feature. Winds will
gradually diminish tonight as a region of high pressure moves over
Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Northeast Coast.

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