Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 01 May 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots except northeast 35 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 late overnight except northwest 35 over eastern sections overnight and Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to snow and rain near midnight and ending Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 01 May 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4910N 5045W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4910N 5045W to
5055N 4850W 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

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 01 May 2016

'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 8:00 PM NDT 1 May 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1006 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 994 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NDT 1 May 2016 A low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will move
away from the district overnight. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to northwesterly as the
low passes. Winds will diminish Monday morning as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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