Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 May 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog banks beginning Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 May 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5600W to
Labrador near 5155N 5600W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to
5030N 5330W to 5100N 5330W to 5200N 5430W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N
5300W to 5600N 5630W 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 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5600W to
Labrador near 5155N 5600W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5615W to
5030N 5330W to 5100N 5330W to 5200N 5430W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N
5300W to 5600N 5630W 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 27 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4615N
3745W to 4745N 3745W to 5200N 4330W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Quebec near
5034N 5934W to Newfoundland near 4941N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4643N 5309W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4815W to 4400N 4500W to 4615N
3745W to 4745N 3745W to 5200N 4330W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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 27 May 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching low 1011 mb located over
southern Quebec.

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