Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 05 May 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 near midnight then backing to west 15 to 20 late overnight.

Showers and fog patches beginning this evening and ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 05 May 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 05 May 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4750N 5030W to
4805N 5005W to 5250N 5335W to 5335N 5215W to 5450N 5210W to 5630N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4750N 5030W to
4805N 5005W to 5250N 5335W to 5335N 5215W to 5450N 5210W to 5630N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 5 May 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 988 mb located over central
Labrador Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 984 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 988 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 5 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Mid Labrador Coast will
Move to lie over the South Labrador Sea tonight then drift slowly
northward on Wednesday. Over the Belle Isle Bank strong to gale force
southerlies will shift to strong to gale force westerlies this
evening behind the low. Winds will diminish on Wednesday as the low
moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

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