Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 near midnight.

Showers or flurries. Fog patches dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2017

Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1005 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday dissipating low 1000 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM NST 20 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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