Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 15 knots backing to east 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then veering to northwest 10 to 15 overnight.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening. Fog dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in northeastern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northeastern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4805N 5250W to 4445N 4910W to 4540N 4655W to
5510N 5315W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in northeastern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northeastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4805N 5250W to 4445N 4910W to 4540N 4655W to
5510N 5315W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5800W 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 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 26 to 50 icebergs north of the iceberg
limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over northwestern
Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 995 mb located over Nova
Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 986 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NDT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system will approach Newfoundland from the southeast
today before taking a westward turn towards the Maritimes late
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop overnight
tonight to the north of the low as it tracks across Newfoundland.

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

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