Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to north 15 this morning then to northeast 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 30 near midnight and to north 40 Monday morning.

A few flurries or a few showers beginning this evening and ending Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning and to 4 to 6 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4800N 4530W to 4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5520N 5330W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4800N 4530W to 4830N 4800W to 5030N 4830W to 5520N 5330W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3645W to 4700N
3645W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1009 mb located south of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday intensifying low 990 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NDT 19 April 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will approach the marine
district today before intensifying and tracking southeast of the
marine district tonight. Gale force northerly winds will develop
early Monday over southeastern waters in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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