Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers beginning Tuesday evening. Fog patches forming Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W 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 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W 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 8:00 PM NDT 4 May 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 1000 mb located over Lake Melville.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough from 1000 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday trough from 990 mb low located over
eastern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

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