Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind northwest 30 Tuesday.

Rain changing to a few showers Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 November 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located over Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 984 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 20 November 2017 A developing low pressure system will track just south of the Grand
Banks this evening then intensify as it tracks east of the district
overnight into Tuesday. The low will continue to deepen as it begins
to retrograde westward to lie just off the eastern edge of Funk
Island Bank Tuesday night. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over eastern waters on Tuesday as the low strengthens east of the
district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern
Grand Banks.

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