Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 23 May 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 Sunday morning except southwest 25 over northern sections.

A few showers ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 May 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5050N 5305W to
5440N 5200W to 5615N 5700W to 5710N 5555W to 5800N 5730W 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 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5050N 5305W to
5440N 5200W to 5615N 5700W to 5710N 5555W 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 EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 23 May 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 997 mb located over northeastern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing low 992 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the East Coast of
the U.S.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday ridge located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NDT 23 May 2015 A low pressure system over Northeastern Belle Isle Bank will track
northeastward away from the marine district tonight. Strong to gale
force southwesterlies just south of the low will diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

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