Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots early Tuesday morning and to southwest 25 to 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind veering to west 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.

A few showers. Fog patches forming early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern 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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4600N 4800W to 4600N 4500W to 4800N 4500W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 25 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4600N 4800W to 4600N 4500W to 4800N 4500W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 3:30 PM NDT 25 September 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday deepening low 1002 mb located north of
Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 996 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NDT 25 September 2017 A low pressure system will cross northern Gulf waters overnight and
track eastward to lie over Funk Island Bank Tuesday afternoon. Strong
south to southwesterlies ahead of this low will switch to strong to
gale force northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank - southern half.

At 3:30 PM NDT hurricane Lee was located near 30.6 north, 50.2 west.
Maximum sustained winds were 80 knots and the central pressure was
980 millibars.

Lee is drifting westward and is not expected to affect the marine
district of Atlantic Canada.

At 3:30 PM NDT hurricane Maria was located near 31.4 north, 73.0
west. Maximum sustained winds were 70 knots and the central pressure
was 966 millibars.

Maria is slowly moving northward and may affect southernmost waters
late this week into this weekend.

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