Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:35 PM NDT 21 September 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.

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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 21 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4500W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 21 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4500W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 4:08 PM NDT 21 September 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 978 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Jose 985 mb located at
39.5N 68.0W.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday Post-tropical Storm Jose 988 mb located
at 39.6N 69.1W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:14 PM NDT 21 September 2017 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue to move
away from the district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
over eastern waters will diminish tonight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Northern Grand Banks.

As of 3:30 PM NDT tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 39.5
north 68.0 west with a central pressure of 985 MB, maximum wind speed
of 50 knots, and is quasi-stationary. Jose is forecast to slowly
weaken as it remains nearly stationary off the Eastern Seaboard
through Sunday. Jose is not expected to have any impact on
Newfoundland waters during this timeframe.

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