Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon except southwest 25 over northern sections Sunday.

A few showers or periods of drizzle and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5640W to 5655N 5600W to 5800N
5800W 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 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5605N 5640W to 5655N 5600W to 5800N
5800W 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 29 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3700W to 4745N
3700W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6044W to
Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

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 29 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3700W to 4745N
3700W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6044W to
Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 1000 mb located south of Lake Melville.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 30 May 2015 A low pressure system over Quebec will slowly track eastward across
Southern Labrador tonight and across Belle Isle Bank Sunday. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies will spread across the marine district
today and tonight ahead of the low. Winds will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern
Grand Banks.

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