Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 15 over southwestern sections. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight.

Rain or snow beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind east 25 to 35 knots backing to northeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 50 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4655N 4740W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5535N 5220W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4655N 4740W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5535N 5220W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5700W 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 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 975 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NDT 28 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will move
slowly eastward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies over
eastern waters will slowly subside today as the low weakens and
drifts eastward.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast and Northeast Coast.

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