Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 near noon then increasing to southwest 30 late this afternoon except northeast 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight.

A few showers changing to rain this morning and ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms today and early this evening. Fog banks dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 July 2016

Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 July 2016
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25.
Wednesday Wind northeast 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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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 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 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4659N 5255W to 4615N 4530W to 4700N 4430W to 4900N 4415W to 5300N
4715W to 5700N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5034N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Newfoundland near
4659N 5255W to 4615N 4530W to 4700N 4430W to 4900N 4415W to 5300N
4715W to 5700N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jul estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5034N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 30 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1008 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 1008 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday approaching ridge located southwest of
Nova Scotia.

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