Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 04 May 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots Thursday afternoon then becoming southwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 May 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4900N 5045W to
5045N 4840W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4900N 5045W to
5045N 4840W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W 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 4 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4845W to 4615N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

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 4 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4845W to 4615N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 4 May 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1008 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 1009 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located from the Maritimes to
Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

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