Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 May 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight.

Showers and drizzle ending Friday morning. Fog dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 May 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5600W to
Labrador near 5155N 5600W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5605W to
5040N 5330W to 5200N 5300W to 5220N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N
5300W to 5600N 5600W to 5800N 5830W 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 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5600W to
Labrador near 5155N 5600W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5605W to
5040N 5330W to 5200N 5300W to 5220N 5400W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N
5300W to 5600N 5600W to 5800N 5830W 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 25 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4345N 5000W to 4330N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4600N
3815W to 4715N 3815W to 5130N 4345W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5934W to Newfoundland near 4941N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4345N 5000W to 4330N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4600N
3815W to 4715N 3815W to 5130N 4345W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5934W to Newfoundland near 4941N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday approaching ridge located over southeastern
Labrador.

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