Southeastern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots early this evening and to southeast 30 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 35 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Saturday evening.

Showers and fog banks beginning this evening and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5325W to 5155N 5220W to
5210N 5340W to 5305N 5210W to 5430N 5230W to 5800N 5730W 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 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5325W to 5155N 5220W to
5210N 5340W to 5305N 5210W to 5430N 5230W to 5800N 5730W 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 21 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4145N 5145W to 4145N 4915W to 4600N
3715W to 4730N 3715W to 5300N 4445W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4145N 5145W to 4145N 4915W to 4600N
3715W to 4730N 3715W to 5300N 4445W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 May 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 10:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 983 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 996 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will continue tracking
northeastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies over
northernmost waters diminish this afternoon as the low moves away.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest today,
crossing Central Newfoundland tonight. The low will continue
northeastward across the Belle Isle Bank on Saturday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Gulf -
Port au Port.

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