Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 September 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 near noon then veering to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to north 10 to 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Sunday morning.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog patches dissipating Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 September 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 September 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 993 mb located near Lake
Melville.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 989 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 23 September 2017 A low pressure system near Lake Melville will continue to deepen as
it moves eastward across Southeastern Labrador this morning. It will
then cross the northern marine district later today. Over northern
waters, gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low will veer to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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