Southwestern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 26 May 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 knots except southwest 25 over northern sections overnight and Wednesday.

Fog banks forming this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 May 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 May 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5705N 5720W to 5800N
5800W 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 26 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5705N 5720W to 5800N
5800W 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 26 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4915W to 4545N 3815W to 4700N
3815W to 5000N 4130W to 5500N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

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 26 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4115N 5130W to 4115N 4915W to 4545N 3815W to 4700N
3815W to 5000N 4130W to 5500N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 26 May 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located near the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NDT 26 May 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will slowly
track eastward across Newfoundland tonight and Wednesday. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies are forecast to develop for most areas
south of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
East Coast.

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