Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots except east 20 to 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming north 25 late overnight then diminishing to variable 15 Monday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending after midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5700W then
northeastward. 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 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5700W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1006 mb located over the northwestern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 1011 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
central Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM NDT 23 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach the district
Monday morning. Strong southerly winds ahead of this feature will
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Gulf waters.

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