Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 January 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 50 to 60 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon and to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain or snow ending this evening. Flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2017
Monday Wind north 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5115N 5205W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W 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 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5115N 5205W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W 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 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 January 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located over northern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 969 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 969 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NST 21 January 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
continue along the southeast edge of the marine district today.
Over eastern waters, gale to storm force northeasterlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake.
Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies
throughout the day on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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