Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 26 May 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 30 knots backing to east 25 late overnight except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog banks with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 May 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4830N 5200W
to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5200W to 5430N 5200W to 5500N 5500W to 5800N
5800W 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 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4830N 5200W
to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5200W to 5430N 5200W to 5500N 5500W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs north of the iceberg
limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 26 May 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located southwest of Nova
Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 1002 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

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