Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 near noon then backing to west 20 Saturday evening.

Showers ending overnight. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 1001 mb located over
northern Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 1002 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NDT 4 September 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary over the Northern
Funk Island Bank today before slowly drifting eastward tonight.
Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies will persist until
Saturday morning behind this low.

On Saturday afternoon a low pressure system approaching from the
Labrador Sea will merge with the first low and bring gale force
northwesterlies over northern most waters.

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

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