Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then veering to west 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning overnight. Fog patches forming Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to north 15.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

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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 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4500W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4500W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary Post-tropical Storm Jose
985 mb located at 39.5N 68.5W.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1004 mb located over
central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 992 mb located over central Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NDT 22 September 2017 A low pressure system will develop over Quebec today and then deepen
as it moves eastward across Labrador tonight and early Saturday.
It will then cross the northern marine district later on Saturday.
Over northern waters, gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low
will veer to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

As of 3:00 AM NDT post-tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 39.5
north 68.5 west with a central pressure of 985 MB, maximum wind
speeds of 45 knots, and is quasi-stationary. Jose is forecast to
slowly weaken as it remains nearly stationary off the Eastern
Seaboard through Sunday. Since Jose has been declared post-tropical
and is not expected to have any impact on Newfoundland waters, this
will be the final information statement on this system.

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