Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 05 July 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots this afternoon except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 near midnight except southwest 25 over southeastern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening except northwest 25 over eastern sections.

Rain and fog patches. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 05 July 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 05 July 2015
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador 5705N 6125W to 5720N 5840W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4145N 5000W to 4145N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4345W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4954N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4650N 5404W to 4600N 5400W to 4145N 5000W to 4145N 4845W to 4645N
4330W to 4900N 4345W to 5530N 4730W to 6000N 5700W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4954N 5748W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 05 July 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 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today weakening trough located on a line east-west
over southern Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
east-west over southern Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 1010 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 1000 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM NDT 5 July 2015 A low pressure system is forecast to track across the Grand Banks
tonight and Monday. Strong easterlies and southwesterlies will
develop ahead of the low tonight and shift to strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies behind it on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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