Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 May 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight then to west 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Showers and drizzle and fog. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 May 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 May 2016
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5055N 5330W to 5300N 5240W to 5515N 5310W to 5555N 5540W to 5800N
5830W 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 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5055N 5330W to 5300N 5240W to 5515N 5310W to 5555N 5540W to 5800N
5830W 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 25 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4345N 5000W to 4330N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4600N
3815W to 4715N 3815W to 5130N 4345W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5934W to Newfoundland near 4941N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4345N 5000W to 4330N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4600N
3815W to 4715N 3815W to 5130N 4345W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5934W to Newfoundland near 4941N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 25 May 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

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